Alternate names: Polesskoye [Rus, since 1957], Kaganovich [Rus, 1934-57], Khabno [Rus, until 1934], Polis'ke [Ukr], Chabna [Yid], Chabne [Pol], Chabnoje, Khabnoye, Kaganowitsch, Kaganovichi, Kaganovichi-Khabnoye. Russian: Хабно / Кагановичи / Полесское. Ukrainian: Поліське. 51°14' N, 29°23' E, 74 miles NW of Kiev, 26 miles ESE of Ovruch, in the NW corner of Kiev gubernia. 1900 Jewish population: 1,721.
CEMETERY: The cemetery located on Khmelevaia Sstreet near the former farm machinery office requires special permission to visit since Poliske is located in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The cemetery dates from 1415. photos. [May 2010]