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cemetery: Pow±zki, Warszawa
photography: Jacek Michiej
Biała Podlaska

Cmentarz prawosławny w Białej Podlaskiej

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Orthodox cemetery in Biała Podlaska - Orthodox cemetery in Biała Podlaska, between Terebelska and Żytnia streets. The cemetery was founded in 1826 as Uniate, a short distance from the city's Roman Catholic cemetery [ The Orthodox Cemetery in Biała Podlaska] . In the same year, the Orthodox church of St. Onofrio . Necropolis (just like the church ) became the property of Orthodox believers in 1875, after the liquidation of the Uniate Chełm diocese, when also in Biała Podlaska, the Uniate parish was transformed into an Orthodox one. A dozen tombstones from the nineteenth century (stone or cast iron) survived in the cemetery ed. K. Kolendo-Korczakowa, A. Oleńska, M. Zgliński: Catalog of art relics in Poland. Lublin Province, Biała Podlaska poviat. Warsaw: Art Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2006, pp. 26-27. , the oldest of which date back to 1876 . From the nineteenth century come, among others tombstones of Natalja Wyzczikowa (1882), Grigorij Girgas (1883), Eustachy Tarnogórska (1892), Nikolai Safonov (1895) and Fiodor Nadin (1900); the latter is decorated with a full-figured angel sculpture. Within the limits of the cemetery there is also a wayside shrine from the end of the 18th century. In 1938, the church of Saint. Onufry was destroyed during the polonization-revindication action . In its place, in 1956, a new Orthodox church moved from Cyców. In the 1980s, it was replaced by the church of Saints Cyril and Methodius, which has been open until today (2014), while the temple from Cyców has been transferred to Dobratycze . On the necropolis there are tombstones of Orthodox clergy (Stefan Semenowicz, Aleksander Biront, Vladimir Tatarov), junior high school inspectors in Biała Podlaska from the period of the Russian partition, Russian officers of the Białystok garrison. In addition, four activists of the Communist Party of Western Ukraine executed by the Germans on November 23, 1943 on Plac Wolności, other victims of the Nazi occupation, as well as Ivan Pasternak were buried there. , a Ukrainian political activist, murdered in 1943 by the Polish underground. Stefan Semenowicz grób.jpg [source: Wikipedia, 3313774]
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