Chudniv

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Chudniv
Чуднів
City
Teteriv River in Chudniv
Teteriv River in Chudniv
Coat of arms of Chudniv
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Zhytomyr Oblast
Raion Chudniv Raion
Population (2013)
 • Total 5,794
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Chudniv (Ukrainian: Чуднів, Yiddish: טשודנאוו‎) is a city in Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Chudniv Raion. Population: 5,794 (2013 est.)[1]

History[edit]

A significant battle of the Russo-Polish War (1654-1667) was fought near the town in 1660, followed by a treaty between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Cossacks, named after the city. The Jewish population was important in the town. During WWII, the Germans occupied the town kept the Jews imprisoned in a ghetto. In 1941, they were murdered in mass executions perpetrated by an Einsatzgruppen of Germans and Ukrainian policemen.[2]

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Coordinates: 50°3′10″N 28°6′44″E / 50.05278°N 28.11222°E / 50.05278; 28.11222