Grozny

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Groz·ny

or Groz·nyy  (grôz′nē)
The capital of Chechnya in southwest Russia. In the center of a rich oil-producing area, it was a major objective of German forces during World War II. Much of the city was destroyed in battles (1994-1995 and 1999-2000) between Russian troops and Chechen secessionists.

Grozny

(Russian ˈɡrɔznij)
n
(Placename) a city in S Russia, capital of the Chechen Republic: a major oil centre: it was badly damaged during fighting between separatists and Russian troops (1994–95, 1999–2000). Pop: 199 000 (2005 est)

Groz•ny

(ˈgrɔz ni)

n.
the capital of Chechnya. 401,000.
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Noun1.Grozny - the capital of Chechnya in southwestern Russia; center of extensive oil fields
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Grosny
Groznyi
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GROZNY, Russia -- A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday in the capital of Chechnya, killing five policemen and wounding 12 others as the city celebrated the birthday of its pro-Kremlin leader, officials said.
From Grozny, the capital of Chechnya,His Majesty will head for the Republic of Kazakhstan on Friday to hold talks with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them in various domains as well as regional and international issues of common interest.
Similar leaflets appeared in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, Kavkaz Uzel (Caucasian Knot) online news site reported, although this was denied by the authorities.
Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, was subjected to Russian bombard-ment in 1995-96 and 1999-2000, largely flattening the city and scattering its population.