|POLISKE: Poliskyi Raion, Kyiv Oblast [Polesskoye, Kagonovich, Khabno, Chabna, Chabne, Chabnoye, Khabnoye, Kaganowitsch, Kaganovichi, Kaganovichi-Khabnoye]|
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.
an abandoned settlement and former town in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on the Uzh River, depopulated zone of alienation. Currently around 10 people live there, socalled samosely ("self-settlers").
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