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  Groznyy, Russia, Pictures
Groznyy is situated in the northern foothills of the Caucasus Mountains in one of the richest petroleum-producing areas of Russia.
Groznyy was founded as a fortress in the early 19th century.
In early 1995 the city became the focal point of a war between the Russian government and the secessionist Chechen leadership.
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 History Channel Search Results
Groznyy (pop., 1992 est., 388,000), officially named Dzhokar-Ghala, is the capital and leading city.
Maskhadov escaped serious injury but two of his bodyguards were killed when a car bomb exploded in Groznyy in July 1998; would-be assassins targeted Maskhadov twice in March and April 1999.
Russian forces captured Groznyy in February 2000 but continued to face resistance from Chechen rebels in other areas for the next two years.
historychannel.com /encyclopedia/article.jsp?link=FWNE.fw..ch109300.a   (595 words)

 National Geographic News @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
These were some of the horrors that Russian television viewers witnessed nightly during their government's final assault on Groznyy, capital of the breakaway republic of Chechnya, in January and early February.
Though Groznyy has fallen, there is no guarantee that similar scenes will not be repeated in the weeks and months ahead, as a determined force of self-styled freedom fighters in one of Russia's mountainous southern republics promises renewed resistance against the might of Russian arms.
Intensive artillery and air strikes against Groznyy took their toll, and rebels began a disastrous retreat to the west and south on January 31.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2000/02/0217_chechen.html   (1065 words)

 Chechnya: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Dudayev set up a government in Groznyy but was unable to persuade any countries to recognize Chechnya's independence or invest in its economy.
Groznyy was almost completely destroyed before it was taken by the Russians in February 1995.
In August 1996 a major Chechen offensive to retake Groznyy was successful, with Russian forces suffering a humiliating defeat.
www.chechnyawar.com /history   (1532 words)

 Grozny, Chechnya - Explosion in stadium at music concert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In Groznyy, on the stadium of "dynamo", thundered the explosion there is those be killeden and injured, transmits the correspondent OF RIA of "news" from the place of events.
Explosive device on the stadium "dynamo" in Groznyy was established in the center tribunes, reported RIA of "news" source in MVD of republic.
In Groznyy into 10.35, on the stadium of "dynamo", thundered the explosion according to the preliminary data, there is those be killeden and injured.
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 First Chechnya War
The Russian Government announced on December 28 that Russian ground forces had begun an operation to "liberate" Groznyy one district at a time and disarm the "illegal armed groupings." Dudayev supporters vowed to continue resisting and to switch to guerrilla warfare.
Although Russian forces leveled the Chechen capital city of Groznyy and other population centers during a long and bloody campaign of urban warfare, Chechen forces held extensive territory elsewhere in the republic through 1995 and into 1996.
The OSCE Assistance Group (AG) temporarily departed Groznyy rather than monitor elections that they judged could not be "free and fair." Dokur Zavgayev won the elections, but there were widespread allegations of fraud and manipulation of the results.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/chechnya1.htm   (1511 words)

 CDI Russia Weekly #204 - United Nations Human Rights Commission, Chechnya
The argument is a quibble because, without in any way diminishing the suffering of the Palestinian population and without in any way lessening the condemnation of Ariel Sharon's policy, it has to be stated that the situation in Chechnya is increasingly tragic with every day that passes.
In the middle of April the NGO Human Rights Watch mentioned the disappearance of 87 people in Groznyy since the start of the year: abducted for ransom by the Russian forces or found dead, executed with a bullet fired at point-blank range, the body often showing signs of torture.
The Russian forces are bent on terrorizing in order to subjugate a people who have already undergone an ordeal: perhaps 150,000 dead since the last offensive, that of 1999, while only 300,000 to 400,000 Chechens out of a population of 1 million before the war are said still to be living inside the country.
www.cdi.org /Russia/204-13.cfm   (502 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Ecological situation in Groznyy is bordering on disaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ecological situation in Groznyy is bordering on disaster
17-05-01 The ecological situation in Groznyy is bordering on disaster, according to Chechen Prime Minister Stanislav Ilyasov.
The head of the troubled Caucasus state said that about 3,000 tons of oil burn daily from 11 gushing wells that are constantly ablaze and the city is engulfed in clouds of soot and smoke round the clock.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/news/ntr12503.htm   (103 words)

 Rebel suspects rounded up in Chechnya - News From Russia - News From Russia
Their involvement in blowing up a vehicle in Groznyy's Oktyabrskiy District in May 2004, as a result of which two servicemen were killed and two were injured, has been proved.
At the present time, investigative measures are being carried out with regard to the detained men to check their involvement in the crimes, the HQ said.
In the Groznyy settlement of Chernorechye, Interior Ministry operatives and servicemen from the military commandant's office detained six residents of the capital whom there is reason to suspect of involvement in criminal activity in the ranks of bandit formations.
www.gateway2russia.com /st/art_240424.php   (283 words)

 CURRENT LOCAL TIME - Groznyy, Chechnya, Russian Federation - Groznyy, Chechnya, Russian Federation - search: what want ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 World Affairs Board - Analysis: Chechnya
Attempts by federal forces in August to hold Groznyy were also characterized by indiscriminate use of air power and artillery, destroying several residential buildings and a hospital, according to credible sources.
The Russian-supported regime in Groznyy signed a draft political status on Chechnya without consulting the rebels, and the Russian Ministry of Defense reaffirmed its plan to keep troops in Chechnya indefinitely.
Those circumstances indicated strongly that peace negotiations were a short-term strategy to reduce the Chechnya obstacle to Yeltsin's reelection in the summer of 1996.
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 Bitter Days for Chechnya @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
At one o'clock in the morning, heavily armed men in masks and helmets broke into Malika's apartment in Groznyy, the capital of Chechnya, and took away her husband.
At the Groznyy prosecutor's office, her husband's file is but one of thousands that bear a single heading: "Disappeared."
Groznyy has suffered the worst destruction in Europe since World War II.
www7.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0507/feature4/index.html   (559 words)

 What time is it?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 WHAT TIME IS IT?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 BBC News | MONITORING | Chechen parliament officially renames Groznyy
The Chechen capital Groznyy has been renamed Dzhokhar in commemoration of the late Chechen separatist leader Dzhokhar Dudayev, the Russian news agency Interfax reported.
Groznyy was renamed Dzhokhar at the beginning of 1997 under the then Chechen President Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev "however it was not valid because article 114 of the Chechen Constitution still named the Chechen capital Groznyy," the agency said.
BBC Monitoring (http://www.monitor.bbc.co.uk), based in Caversham in southern England, selects and translates information from radio, television, press, news agencies and the Internet from 150 countries in more than 70 languages.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/monitoring/69613.stm   (106 words)

Containers holding powerful radioactive sources were found on the grounds of a destroyed chemical plant in the Zavod region of Groznyy, the capital of the republic of Chechnya in southern Russia, Regions.ru reported on 16 April 2003.
According to Ziva Kadyrov, the Director of Radon Groznyy, there were originally 17 sources at the plant, one of which had been stolen by teenagers from the neighboring village of Kirov.
On 20 March 2000 Profil reported that according to sources in the Russian Ministry of Defense, Chechen fighters removed several containers of radioactive materials from the Groznyy branch of the Radon Special Combine prior to the seizure of the facility by federal troops in January 2000.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/reactor/waste/radon.htm   (5215 words)

At tremendous cost in military and even more, in civilian lives, the Russian Army occupied Groznyy and the other major towns in Chechnya, only to lose them when the rebels launched a dramatic series of attacks in August 1996.
With a clear chain of command, co-ordination between the units of the various ministries has been better than in 1994-96, although it is still far from perfect.
By turning Groznyy and much of Chechnya into a wasteland the Russian army may have won Mr Putin an election and increased the defence budget for a while.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/2000/JIRArticle.htm   (3609 words)

 MOI / Militia Mass Media / Newspapers / “Shchit I mech (Shield and Sword)” / Publications from the newspaper / ...
Power has been supplied to every village; water supply is being restored in 12 regions and in the cities of Groznyy, Gudermes and Argun.
The Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Chechen Republic arranged that the Chechen school leavers can be enrolled in Russian colleges by interview evaluation in Groznyy without entrance exams.
The 1st and 9th Groznyy hospital units (100 beds), Groznyy hemotransfusion centre, endocrinological dispensary, Nozhai-Yurt and Gudermes hospitals have already been opened.
eng.mvdrf.ru /index.php?docid=197   (727 words)

 The Cinematheque - Canonical Reviews / Ivan Groznyy I & II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ivan Groznyy I & II (Ivan the Terrible, Parts I & II) (a third part was supposedly lost to the shadows of the Kremlin after the death of the auteur in 1948) have become the ornamental zenith of Eisenstein's twenty-one year career.
And it was Stalin's already-mentioned tyrannicalness that led to Part Two being banned in The Soviet Union upon its completion in 1945 - not shown in public until 1958, with Khruschev's more lenient policies coming into effect upon the death of Stalin.
In fact, I believe Potemkin to be a greater film than Ivan, but it is in its grandiosity that Ivan the Terrible has become the crowning jewell in the crown of Sergei Eisenstein's much too truncated career.
www.thecinematheque.com /classics_ivantheterrible.html   (583 words)

 BBC News | MONITORING | Chechen leader unveils "unofficial" passports - Russian report
The Chechen President, Aslan Maskhadov, has shown members of the Chechen parliament copies of a new Chechen passport the authorities there are going to issue shortly, ITAR-TASS news agency reported from the Chechen capital Groznyy.
Maskhadov's meeting with the Chechen MPs was shown on local Groznyy television on Wednesday night, the Russian agency said.
Maskhadov said he had personally brought back 200 of the new diplomatic and travel passports of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria from his recent trip abroad, where they were produced, and another 100,000 would be brought to Chechnya from France before the end of the year.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/monitoring/35078.stm   (231 words)

 Website reports abductions, arrests of civilians in Chechnya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Also in Groznyy on 28 May, local resident Ruslan Ibragimov was taken away from his house by armed people wearing camouflage.
A 17-year-old girl, Aminat Tasuyeva, went missing in Groznyy's Leninskiy district on 28 May. Also in Groznyy's Leninskiy district, Rasanbek Gersiyev, 19, did not return home on 19 May. A 24-year-old resident of the village of Gvardeyskoye in Chechnya's Nadterechnyy District, Yakha Idrisova, went missing on 15 May.
Two corpses were found in the boot of a Zhiguli car in Groznyy's Staropromyslovskiy district on 27 May. One of the bodies belonged to a Chechen police officer, Rizvan Ashayev, and the other was a 29-year-old Ingush resident, Zina Didigova.
news.monstersandcritics.com /mediamonitor/printer_1005690.php   (352 words)

 МПД - News-flash – January-February 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
On the 2 nd of February within the interregional Action “For Students of Groznyy” from Voronezh main post office there were sent books, collected by bookstores of the city.
The incident was reasoned by the fact that passport of Bella Hasanova was as though “in militia search”, but before that she didn't experience problems neither in Groznyy nor out of Chechnya.
Thus both representatives were not allowed to leave Groznyy and participate in the Conference.
yhrm.org /eng/nfjf2005.shtml   (2241 words)

 How to Conduct Urban Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As U.S. forces pick their way through the densely populated cities of Iraq in search of Baath-party holdouts, Fedayeen Saddam fighters, and remnants of the eviscerated Iraqi army, they will be fighting on one of the most feared battlegrounds--the city.
From Stalingrad to Seoul, Hue City to Sarajevo, Mogadishu to Groznyy, history is filled with the tragic tales of urban brawls.
So instead of cruising through the narrow city streets of Baghdad with M1-A1 Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles, the armor sticks to more open terrain, surrounding swaths of the city to isolate the enemy and keep him from reinforcing or escaping.
weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/002/541mjlxl.asp   (581 words)

 Chechnya news 8/9 2003
The military commandant's headquarters officers said the large scale sweeps in Groznyy have given first positive results.
As the locals considered the activity to be directly linked with rumors circulating in the city of militants allegedly plotting to capture Groznyy.
"My kin is an employee of the Interior Ministry so he said intelligence picked up sings that some hundreds of militants had already infiltrated Groznyy to start their operations," said Movlady Usamov, 38.
www.hrvc.net /news8-03/1d-8-03.html   (380 words)

 Groznyy, Chechnya, Russia current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
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 Bitter Days for Chechnya Photo Gallery @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Her daughter too young to help with the heavy work, a mother in Groznyy scavenges bricks from a destroyed building in the summer of 1996.
Russia's bombing of Groznyy can be compared to the World War II destruction of Warsaw and Dresden.
So extensive was the damage that even today Groznyy inhabitants search through the rubble for usable items.
www7.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0507/feature4/gallery2.html   (130 words)

 WorldwideStandard.com: Groznyy Amnesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This quote from the Russian foreign minister is rich.
The Kremlin took a flamethrower to Groznyy and made much of it a wasteland by conducting an air and artillery bombardment with no concern for civilian casualties.
Israel’s actions are the exact opposite of how the Russians operate.
www.weeklystandard.com /weblogs/TWSFP/2006/07/groznyy_amnesia.html   (129 words)

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