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Bauska

 

a city and administrative center in Bauska Raion, Latvian SSR. It is situated at the confluence of the Musha and Memele Rivers (they form the Lielupe) 66 km south of Riga. The nearest railroad station is Ietsava (26 km away). Population, 7,900 (1969). Bauska is the site of a fruit cannery and the Saule Textile Combine. A folk theater, an art museum, and a museum of local lore are located there. Bauska was first mentioned in 1443 and became a city in 1511. There are ruins of a 15th-16th-century castle.

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Built for the Duke of Courland, Rundale Palace located one hour from Riga near the city of Bauska, is Latvia's and the Baltic region's most illustrious 18th-century Italian baroque-styled architectural gem.
A monument commemorating local Latvian Waffen SS was unveiled in Bauska in September 2012.
The author mentions reports that members of the SS specifically targeted the genitals of young males during beatings, as well as the castration of 56 Jewish men in the ghetto of Bauska (Latvia) in July 1941.
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The monument to members of three SS battalions was unveiled in the town of Bauska on Friday in the presence of local officials and lawmakers.
Excavations at the 8th-11th century AD Semigallian cemeteries of Cunkani-Drengeri, on Drengeri farm in Bauska Parish, have taken place under the direction of nine archaeologists, working for a total of 17 seasons and excavating 724 inhumations (Atgazis 1994; 1996).
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RIGA - On March 10 a new non-governmental organization was set to be established in Bauska to oppose the entry of foreign, especially Danish, business into Latvia's hog breeding business, the organization's representative Ilga Sokolova said, reports Nozare.