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Exiled Belarusians Mark Anniversary Of 1863 Insurrection Against Russian Rule

A commemoration was held in Vilnius on January 21 to mark the memory of Kastus Kalinouski, aka Konstanty Kalinowski, a prominent Belarusian and Polish revolutionary who played a key role in a revolt against the Russian Empire known as the "January Uprising," which began at the beginning of 1863.

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