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(Russian ˈvitɪpsk)
(Placename) a city in E Belarus, a port on the Dvina river: taken by Russia in 1772. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈvi tɛpsk)

a city in NE Belorussia, on the Dvina River. 347,000.
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Petersburg University in 1918, Bakhtin taught for a time, then moved to Vitebsk [now Vitsebsk, Belarus] and began to write and develop his critical theories.