Brichany

Brichany

 

an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Brichany Raion, Moldavian SSR, located 16 km from the Vaskautsy railroad station. Population, 5,900 (1968). Brichany has a winery.

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Aleksandr Lebedintsev, a Kuban Cossack, conveyed his impressions on the unexpected meeting with Jews in Brichany (Briceni), in Bessarabia (the Jews here were deported by Romanian authorities to Transnistria, whence the survivors returned home): "Fighting our way through six Ukrainian provinces, for the first time ever we saw in the squares many Jews, and in the market stalls, in the capacity of sellers, we saw Jews alone.