Webcam Vitebsk - Victory Square
About webcam "Victory Square" in the city Vitebsk
In 1919, Vitebsk was proclaimed a part of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Belarus, but was soon transferred to the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and then to the non-long-term Lithuanian-Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1924 he was returned to the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. During the Second World War, the city was under occupation of Nazi Germany (July 10, 1941 - June 26, 1944). Most of the old city was destroyed in the subsequent battles between the Germans and the Red Army soldiers. Most of the local Jews died as a result of the massacre in Vitebsk. In the first postwar five-year period, the city was rebuilt. In the structure of its industrial complex are machines and light industry, as well as machine tools. In 1959, the television tower was launched, which began broadcasting the first program of the Central Television. In the same year, during the excavations on the Liberation Square, a scroll of birch bark was discovered from the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries. Today you can look at the modern Victory Square and enjoy the view on it in real time on-line. regardless of your geographical location, it is enough to have a stable connection to the network.