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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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Asked about choosing Grozny to host the national team's camp, Abo Rida said "We had to choose the city before the draw was held and we were unlucky as we had to travel a lot." The Egyptian team travelled more than 11,000 kilometers between Grozny and the cities hosting Egypt's games at the group stage, Yekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg and Volgograd, respectively.
Over the past few days, the Egyptian media reported alleged financial irregularities by the Egyptian football delegation in Russia and chaos at the hotel where the Egyptian players stayed in the Chechen capital of Grozny. Egyptian fans and celebrities reportedly had access to the hotel, distracting the players from preparing well for the tournament.
The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov awarded Liverpool and Egypt attacker Mohamed Salah honorary Chechen citizenship in Grozny on Friday.
GROZNY, Russia -- Mohamed Salah joined the rest of Egypt's World Cup squad for warmup drills Tuesday and dribbled for the first time since injuring his left shoulder in last month's Champions League final.
"The Chechen Republic is fully preparing to receive the Egyptian team that chose Grozny to hold its preparatory camp before the start of the World Cup," Magomed Davidov, representative of the Russia 2018 Organising Committee in Grozny, told the Russian news agency TASS.