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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.
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(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)
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(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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Mukhamad-Amin Akhmatkhanov was filmed being asked questions in the allegedISISvideo before he was killed when his brother rammed a car into cops in Grozny, capital of Chechnya.
There are no matches at the World Cup in Chechnya, but the Egyptian national team is based in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. The Egyptian national team bid farewell to the most important football tournament after it lost the first two matches; the first was against Uruguay which ended by Egypt's loss 1-0 with a goal in the last minutes of the game, while in the second match the Egyptians lost 3-1 with the participation of Salah.
He condemned "the Iranians with their militias on the ground and their vicious plan, and the Russians with their deadly jets bombing everything in a scorched-earth strategy like what they did in Grozny," the capital of Chechnya. "People from the very beginning didn't select to carry weapons.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Six policemen were wounded after militants attacked a checkpoint in the capital of Chechnya, the local officials reported on Monday.
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.