Slutsk District

Slutsk District is a second-level administrative subdivision (raion) of Belarus in the Minsk Region.[1]

Notable residentsEdit

  • Jurka Listapad (1897, Varkavičy village - 1938), active participant in the Belarusian independence movement and anti-Soviet resistance, publicist and a victim of Stalin's purges of 1937-38.[2]
  • Uladzimier Teraŭski (1871, the village of Ramanaŭ (currently known as the village of Lenin) - 1938), Belarusian composer, choirmaster and a victim of Stalin’s purges. He wrote music to a number of popular Belarusian songs such as Vajacki Marš and Kupalinka[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Belarusian census" (in Belarusian). belstat.gov.by. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  2. ^ Арлоў, Уладзімер (2020). ІМЁНЫ СВАБОДЫ (Бібліятэка Свабоды. ХХІ стагодзьдзе.) [Uładzimir Arłou. The Names of Freedom (The Library of Freedom. ХХІ century).] (PDF) (in Belarusian) (4-е выд., дап. ed.). Радыё Свабодная Эўропа / Радыё Свабода - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. pp. 178–179.
  3. ^ Viasna condemns persecution of opposition leader Statkevich as politically motivated
  4. ^ Statkevič not permitted to receive greeting cards (Статкевічу не перадаюць віншавальныя паштоўкі)(in Belarusian)
  5. ^ Маракоў, Леанід. "Рэпрэсаваныя лiтаратары, навукоўцы, работнiкi асветы, грамадскiя i культурныя дзеячы Беларусi. 1794-1991. ТЭРАЎСКІ (ТЕРРАВСКИЙ) Уладзімір" [Repressed writers, scientists, educators, public and cultural figures of Belarus. 1794-1991. Teraŭski Uladzimier, by Leanid Marakou]. www.marakou.by (in Belarusian).

Coordinates: 53°01′N 27°33′E / 53.017°N 27.550°E / 53.017; 27.550