Annotations. New books from Pastavy region of Belarus (by P. Murzionak)
(Abstract, magazine “CULTURE, NATION”, March 2017, issue 17, pp. 36-39)
The magazine “Culture, Nation” received an information about the release of two new books in 2016 by the authors from Pastavy region of Belarus. Authors of the books are Jan Draunitsky and Vadzim Szyshko. Ian Dravnitsky (born 1932), a native of Kamai, a teacher, local historian and author of several books about the history of the region (Mjadel, Astravechchyna, Pastaushchyna). Vadzim Szyszko (born 1981), historian, ethnographer. Jan Draunitski “Belarusian teachers’ seminary in Pastavy”. 1942 – 1944 – “Sumezza”, Pastavy, 2016, 104 p. Vadzim Shyshko “Belarusian army of 2004 period. Look from inside”. Logvinau, Minsk, 2016, 145 p.The output of these books written by local people suggests that the Belarusian people gradually awakened – that’s a good sign for the future of Belarus.