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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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En Kabul (Afganistan) y Grozni (Chechenia), camine por barrios residenciales convertidos en ruinas y al lado de gente que imploraba por comida".
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The history has been constructed by the translation and adaptation of selections from the Russian texts Istoria Gosudarstva Rossiiskogo (1892) by Nikolai Karamzin; Russkaya Istoria v Zhizneopisaniyakhee Glavneishikh Deyatelei (1873-1888) by Nikolai Kostomarov; Ivan Grozni, Borus Godunov, Vasili Shuisky (2005) by Ruslan Skrynnikov; Smutnoye Vremya (1995) also by Skrynnikov; Istoriia Rossii s drevneishikh vremen (1851-1879) by Sergei Solovyov; and Istoria Rossiiskaya (1962) by Vasili Tatishchev.
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Dynamic midfielder Kingston, who is on loan from Terek Grozni, wants to stay with the club.
Le rompieron dos costillas y le abrieron la cabeza en El Congo y fue el unico periodista que logro meterse en Grozni.
Chechenia era uno de los territorios menos urbanizado de la Federacion Rusa, y la presencia de rusos en su territorio es significativa en centros urbanos como Grozni.