[grawz-nee; Russian graw-znee]
- a city in and the capital of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic of the Russian Federation in Europe.
Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic
- an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, in Caucasia. 7350 sq. mi. (19,300 sq. km). Capital: Grozny.
Also Che·chen·o-In·gush Auton·omous Repub·lic [chuh-chen-oh-in-goosh] /tʃəˈtʃɛn oʊ ɪnˈguʃ/,
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Examples from the Web for grozny
Those images from the Grozny offices were transferred immediately to colleagues outside Chechnya.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists
December 14, 2014
MOSCOW — The capital of Chechnya, Grozny, seemed to blow up around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Artillery fire could be heard in Avtozavodsky district, on Chernyshevskogo and Putin avenues in downtown Grozny.
But there is no question that a new battle has begun in an old war that Moscow—and many in Grozny—had hoped was over.
The capital of Chechnya, Grozny, was attacked Thursday by insurgents who may have sworn allegiance to ISIS.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.
December 4, 2014
- 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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