- a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River: battles in World War II, September 1942–February 1943.
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And some say that recently they were joined by “Night Wolves,” a biker gang from Volgograd.Kremlin Analysts Push For Ukraine Annexation
February 4, 2014
Four things you need to know about the twin suicide bombings that hit Volgograd ahead of the Sochi Olympics.
Experts say that the Volgograd bombings may bode ill for security at the Sochi Games, which begin on February 7.
The girls, former students from Moscow and Volgograd universities, preferred to keep their real Russian names anonymous.Terror at the Beach
September 30, 2011
- a port in SW Russia, on the River Volga: scene of a major engagement (1918) during the civil war and again in World War II (1942–43), in which the German forces were defeated; major industrial centre. Pop: 1 016 000 (2005 est)Former names: (until 1925) Tsaritsyn, (1925–61) Stalingrad