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Pochep, Russia
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               Coat of Arms              Pochëp, Russia      
                    


Location: 52°56' N 33°28' E
256 mi SW of Moscow


The town of Pochep is located in the Pochepsky district of the Bryansk oblast of the Russian Federation.
Before World War I it was located in the Mglin district of the Chernigov gubernia of the Russian Empire.
Other possible spellings of Pochep include Potchep, Poczep, Potschep, Pochepy.                                                  

Latest News: Enhanced Holocaust Monument Dedicated in Pochep  
Pochep's memorial to Jews murdered by the Nazis in the spring of 1942 was reconstructed in August, 2018. Granite memorial plaques placed around the monument were inscribed with the names of 1,164 people who were murdered there. A formal opening of the restored monument took place on September 26. Click here for photos and more information. Memorial    
       

 

  



   



 



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Last Updated November 2018
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