Kurgan Slavy Kurgan Slavy is the famous memorial to the Great Patriotic War erected on a place where one of the main battles for liberation of Belarus took place during the operation "Bagration". Here the 105-thousand group of Hitlerite armies got to an encirclement.
Lida Castle, in the Grodno region, is one of the oldest of all Belarus castles. History of Lida Castle. Medieval Lida castle, a fine archeological monument that is officially protected by the state, lies 112km north-east of Grodno in the Grodno region of Belarus.
There are monuments to Francysk Skaryna in Polatsk, Minsk, Lida, Vilnius and Prague. There are special awards in Belarus: Skarina Medal (1989) and the Order of Skaryna (1995) In 1969 Boris Stepanov filmed a movie “Я, Францыск Скарына ” (I, Francysk Skoryna).
Loíza (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a town and municipality on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico, north of Canóvanas; east of Carolina, Puerto Rico; and west of Río Grande, Puerto Rico. Loíza is spread over five wards and Loíza Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the city).