Mozdok


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Mozdok

 

a city, the administrative center of Mozdok Raion, Severnaia Osetiia ASSR. Located on the left bank of the Terek River, Mozdok is a station on the Prokhladnaia-Gudermes railroad line, 91 km north of Ordzhonikidze. Population, 32,000 (1970).

The city was founded in 1763 in the locality of Mazdogu, which in Kabardin means “dense forest,” as an outpost in the central sector of the Caucasus frontier. Mozdok has a curtain factory, a machinery repair plant, and a brickyard; the local food industry features a brewery, a winery, a dairy, and a meat-packing plant. A machine technology technicum is also located there. The Terek-Kuma Canal originates from the Terek River at Mozdok.

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Among them, the construction of kindergartens, dispensaries,reconstruction of the Ardon Central District Hospital and the completion of the polyclinic construction in the city of Mozdok.
The Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft was carrying Sunday eight crewmembers and 84 passengers, including a number of journalists and musicians preparing for Christmas and New Years celebrations for Russian troops stationed in the Syrian governorate of Latakia, when it redirected its flight path from Mozdok in North Ossetia to Sochi for refueling.
A helicopter on the scene was hooked up to the craft, and the UFO was transferred to Mozdok Air Base.
Russian long-range bombers have been delivering airstrikes in Syria from a base in Mozdok, Russia, and had to cover a distance of about 2,000km to get to Syrian airspace.
Defense consultancy IHS Jane's said Wednesday that Moscow is apparently expanding its Mozdok air base in southern Russia, from where long-range bombers had been flying their Syria raids, with a "second runway" being constructed since May or June.
Farther east, we know that Fort Mozdok on the Terek River was built at the request of a Kabardian prince seeking protection against his neighbors; there are other examples in Siberia of local leaders inviting the Russian to build outposts for the same reason.
The government was also asked to examine the possibility of organizing resettlement programs for members of the Circassian diaspora willing to return to their historic homeland in Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adighea, the Krasnodar and Stavropol regions and the Mozdok district of North Ossetia.
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Officials suspect Chechen rebel warlord Shamil Basayev of masterminding the attack on the hospital in Mozdok, a city that serves as a staging ground for the war in Chechnya.
Yesterday's blast demolished the four-storey red brick hospital in the city of Mozdok in Russia's North Ossetia region.
The blast demolished the four-storey red brick hospital in the city of Mozdok in Russia's North Ossetia region, the region's Emergency Situations Minister Boris Dzgoyev said.
A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives to the hospital in the Russia city of Mozdok.