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The territory of the modern Maloritskiy district was inhabited by primitive man in the IX-VIII millennium BC. The first mention of settlements appeared in the "Description of the borders between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Crown of Poland in 1564."

In 1566, the first mention of Malorita (the royal village of Rita Malaya) appeared in the Act of revision of the Beresteysky starost.

During its existence, the Malorite land has seen many events. Here are the main ones:

September 1769 - the defeat of A.V. Suvorov at D. Orekhovo Polish confederals under the command of the Pulawski brothers.

1862 - the opening of the national school in Malorita.

1878 - traffic began on the Brest-Kiev railway.

1887 - one of the largest at that time Chernyansky glass factory produces its products.

September 1915 - March 1918 - occupation of the area by the troops of Kaiser Germany.

September 1920 - soldiers of the armored train "Commune-56", which operated as part of the Western Front, performed a feat near Malorita.

1921-1939 - the territory of the Malorita district became part of Poland as a result of the Riga Peace Treaty.

Until 1940, there was no need to talk about the individual development of the district. Indeed, at that time it was an abandoned and backward region. Like the whole of Western Belarus, the current Maloritskiy district, as part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, was turned into a semi-colonial annex to bourgeois Poland.

September 28, 1939 - the entry of the Red Army troops into Malorita.

In 1939, there were 5 schools in the Malorita gmina, where education was conducted only in Polish. 2 libraries with a poor selection of literature were opened in Malorita. There was not a single club, cinema, or people's house. The opportunity for the development of culture, the real development of folk talents appeared among the residents of Maloritchina after September 1939.

On January 15, 1940, the Maloritskiy district became part of the Brest region. Effective measures were taken to eliminate economic and cultural backwardness: nationalization of industrial and commercial enterprises was carried out, landowner land ownership was liquidated. A whole system of measures was implemented to train teachers. 28 schools, a hospital, a polyclinic, and a pharmacy have opened in the district. However, there was very little time to establish a new life. This popular upsurge was cut short by the war.

June 1941 - July 1944 - Maloritskiy district was occupied by Nazi troops.

The Nazis completely burned 20 villages and villages. The loss of more than five and a half thousand of our fellow countrymen was an irreparable, heavy loss caused by the fascist occupation of the district. On July 20, 1944, units of the first Belorussian Front, together with the partisans, liberated Malorita. After the expulsion of the fascist invaders from the Malorite land, all pre-war structures, enterprise organizations, and village councils were restored in a short time.

In 1959, the population of Malorita was only 3.4 thousand inhabitants. In the same year, the first post-war general plan of Malorita was developed for the first time.

On December 25, 1962, the district was liquidated and re-established on January 6, 1965.

In December 1970, Malorita was granted the status of a city of regional subordination.

In the 80s, natural gas came to the area, the process of radioification and telephony intensified. In place of impassable swamps, collective farm fields are spread out.

In August 1982, the opening of the modern city House of Culture took place, and in 1989 a new multifunctional polyclinic was put into operation.

One of the oldest industrial enterprises in Malorita is a vegetable drying plant, the construction of which began in 1952. Three years later, the first products were released – canned cucumbers, jams, juices. Now it is a modern canning and vegetable drying plant. High-quality baby food is produced here. Products with the Toptyshka brand are in high demand not only in the Republic of Belarus, but also abroad. The plant constantly presents its products at national and international exhibitions, where it has repeatedly received the main award of the Crystal Apple competition.

JSC Kvartzmelprom is the largest investment project in the construction industry of the Republic of Belarus, aimed at a long-term perspective. The history of the enterprise begins on August 20, 2003, when JSC Zabudova P. Chist and GUPP Maloritastroimaterialy G. Malorita signed an agreement on the establishment of CJSC Kvartzmelprom. Since 2008, the company became part of the Triple Group of Companies and began active development of the Khotislavskoye field.

For 11 years now, the company has been implementing a program for the integrated development of the Khotislavskoye chalk and sand deposit. The raw material base of the deposit allows us to produce the widest range of building materials and products: bricks and silicate blocks, blocks of cellular concrete, construction lime, dispersed chalk, sand for construction and silicate production, etc.

Nine agro–towns have been put into operation in Maloritchina - Khotislav, Oltush, Gvoznitsa, Velikorita, Mokran, Chernyany, Lyakhovtsy, Lukovo, Orekhovo.

In 2010, in preparation for the regional Dozhinki, the following new facilities were introduced: the Yubileynaya Hotel with 45 seats, the universal sports complex Zhemchuzhina, which includes a swimming pool and a hall of game sports (basketball, volleyball, hand ball), a gym, a landscaped city park. A water degreasing station at the city water intake, a cash register center of RUE Brestenergo, a boiler house using local fuels, and a network of engineering infrastructure of private housing stock were introduced.

In 2012, the Rodny Kut supermarket of the Malorita district with a total retail area of 764 square meters was opened in Malorita, in 2016 the Santa 7 store with a retail area of 547.3 square meters was opened.

Maloritchina and its people make a significant contribution to the development of the Brest region. The district is a multiple winner of national and regional competitions.

For the high performance achieved during the 2015 regional review of the sanitary condition and improvement of settlements, the city of Malorita was recognized as the winner and awarded a Diploma of the Brest Regional Executive Committee.

For achieving high performance in harvesting grain and leguminous crops in 2016, among the districts that provided the highest growth rates of gross grain harvest to the average level of three years preceding the reporting one, taking into account grain production per one point-hectare of acreage, Maloritskiy district was recognized as the winner of regional competitions.

The greatest wealth of the district is its residents. Maloritchina is the birthplace of the famous artist Nikolai Seleshchuk; world, European and Olympic champion Leonid Taranenko; 1980 Olympic silver medalist Pyotr Pochinchuk; authors of poetry, collections of short stories Stepan Krival and Alexei Filatov.

Every year, on the first weekend of October, on the City Day, the Malorita International Marathon takes place in Malorita.

Since 2019, on the initiative of Pavel Vasilyevich Lysenko, a native of Malorita, the ultramarathon "Malorita Anvil" (12-hour run) has started. It is held annually.

Every two years in the summer, the festival of ritual folklore "Spadchyna zyamli Malarytskai" is held in the district center. All local clubs gather on one site – about 15 folklore groups that show part of the ritual of a certain theme. Despite the fact that all the teams are from the same area, they are quite different in customs and traditions.

Malorita is the venue for the regional stage of the national festival "Sukweze Kultury", where representatives of different nationalities inhabiting the Brest region demonstrate their culture: Ukrainians, Russians, Kazakhs, Jews, etc.


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