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terek

(ˈtɛrɪk)
n
a Russian sandpiper, Xenus cinerius
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A rock mass collapsed in the Dariali Gorge last Saturday, on May 17, blocking the Terek River.
Putin announced that his troops would advance only as far as the Terek River, which cuts the northern third of Chechnya off from the rest of the republic.
In the Kuban and Terek River deltas, the most important birds are herons, coots, and some species of ducks.
Earlier, Russian officials said more federal troops had crossed the Terek River to take up positions outside Grozny, with forward units sitting on the city outskirts.
He returned to Russia full of fresh impressions of the mountain territory he had grown to love during boyhood visits to the estate and silk factory one of his relatives had built on the bank of the Terek river, between Kizliar and Grozny, where a town had developed around the Russian fort.