Raseiniai

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Raseiniai

 

a city and administrative center of Raseiniai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located on the Kaunas-Klaipeda Highway, 20 km from the Vidūklė railroad station and 187 km northwest of Vilnius. Raseiniai has a logging and timber distribution establishment, a butter factory, and clothing and brick-manufacturing industries.

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In the 1858 Catholic conversion of Riska Ruvelevna, a young girl from the Girtakol' Jewish community in Kovno Province, the district court in Rossieny reported that "Jews gathered in a crowd" (sobravshis ' tolpoiu) outside the home of the accountant of the district treasury, who was sheltering the girl while a local priest trained her in Catholic dogma.