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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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On 13 September at Cardir-Lunga, Moldova, 34 mm of rain fell in 1 hour, 50-77 mm in 12 hours in the areas of Briceni Ribnitsa, Orhei, and Comrat, and up to 172 mm in 12 hours at Cahul.
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.
Caves--cave "Emil Racovita," Criva village, Briceni district, it has more than 100 km in length and continues in Ukraine, it is carved into the plaster; Surprises Cave (Pestera Surprizelor) near the town of Criuleni, it is carved into limestone.