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Population and culture

An important feature of Pribuzhskoe Polesie is its location at the junction of three cultures: Belarusian, Ukrainian and Polish, which resulted in the synthesis of different ethnic traditions, revealed in everyday life, rites and especially in the language.

Dialects peculiarity of the region can be interesting not only for specialists, but also for lovers of language exotism.
Wooden orthodox churches and temples are considered to be the undoubted heritage of the region. The oldest churches are fine examples of Polesie cult architecture.

  • St. Michael church in v. Chersk (ХVII c.)
    St. Michael church in v. Chersk (ХVII c.)
  • Ilyinskaya church in v. Dubok (the end of XVIII c.)
    Ilyinskaya church in v. Dubok (the end of XVIII c.)
  • Holy-Transfiguration church in v. Medno (XVIII c.)
    Holy-Transfiguration church in v. Medno (XVIII c.)
  • St. Luke church (1905 ) in Domachevo
    St. Luke church (1905 ) in Domachevo

The example of late Classicism is the Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception of Saint Virgin Mary (1854) in Domachevo.

the Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception of Saint Virgin Mary (1854) in Domachevo

In the villages the elements of the old layout, typical for this region and built in a natural environment are preserved. Local traditional forms are widespread in the construction of residential houses and economic constructions. Their rich décor draws the attention. Here are preserved and remain residential houses, where a hut and a cattle-shed are combined under one roof. Many estates, located at the outskirts of villages, built according to the principle of farmsteads.

Rudnya village

Local people honour carefully the memory of the heroic and tragic events of the past wars, taking care of the international cemetery of the times of the World war I, in which 1346 servicemen of Russia, the kaiser’s Germany, Austro-Hungary, Poland are buried,

Memorial to the victims of World War I

Memorial to the victims of World War I


the places of fighting of 1941-1944, monuments of victims of fascist occupation.
Monument in Stradichi

Monument in Stradichi


Monument in Priluki

Monument in Priluki


Monument to 55 victims from Domachevo children's scrap

Monument to 55 victims from Domachevo children's scrap


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