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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.


(Russian ˈɡrɔznij)
(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)


(ˈgrɔz ni)

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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Al'shits, "Ivan Groznyi i pripiski k litsevym svodam ego vremeni," Istoricheskie zapiski 23 (1947): 251-89; Al'shits, "Istochniki i kharakter redaktsionnoi raboty Ivana Groznogo nad istoriei svoego tsarstvovaniia," Trudy gosudantvennoi Pubtichnoi bibliateki im.
20) Finally the Russian city Groznyi was renamed to Alma-Ata and made the capital of newly created Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
As Richard Pipes, professor emeritus of history at Harvard and a former Soviet expert, suggested in a recent essay in Foreign Affairs, given the Russians' iron-fisted history, they have traditionally expected their leaders to be groznyi, a word that, applied to Czar Ivan IV, was improperly translated as "terrible" but really means "awesome.
The film follows LA crook Ritchie (Dorff) as he messes up a jewel raid at the start of the film and is then ordered by his Russian mafia boss Groznyi (Pertwee) into doing one final job to make amends, before he can escape the criminal life.
Redknapp also secured a loan deal for Serbia and Montenegro midfielder KOROMAN from Russian club Terek Groznyi until the end of the season.
On the penultimate day of the transfer window, Redknapp also secured a loan deal for Serbia and Montenegro midfielder Ognjen Koroman from Russian club Terek Groznyi until the end of the season, bringing to eight the number of new arrivals at Fratton Park in the January transfer window.
In Eisenstein's exploration of the Flatworlds of Mexican art and Disney, Nesbet discovers keys to his ill-fated Que viva Mexico (1931/1979) and Time in the Sun (1939) (laboriously assembled by Marie Seton) and to Ivan Groznyi [Ivan the Terrible] (1944-461 1958) She comments on the eventually unhappy collaboration with Eisenstein's patron, Upton Sinclair, and their correspondence from the 1920s onwards.
The writer, whose novel had celebrated Peter the Great and won for him a Stalin Prize, helped elevate Ivan with his play Ivan Groznyi.
Semenov recalls that in July 1969 the SSM-equipped cruiser Groznyi (Kynda class/pr.
Haynes sensitively develops the argument that this crisis, 'which had been bubbling away under the surface throughout the 1930's', 'is finally forced out into the open' (160 and 175) in the tragic figure of Eisenstein's Ivan Groznyi (1945).
A Brief Account of the Character and Brutal Rule of Vasil'evich, Tyrant of Muscovy': Albert Schlichting on Ivan Groznyi," Canadian-American Slavic Studies 9 (1975): 216.
Morozov, "Ivan Groznyi na miniatiurakh Tsarstvennoi knigi," Drevnerusskoe iskusstvo: Rukopisnaia kniga 3 (Moscow: Nauka, 1983), 232-40.