Sunzha

Sunzha

 

a river in the Severnaia Osetia ASSR and the Chechen-Ingush ASSR; a right tributary of the Terek River. The Sunzha measures 278 km in length and drains an area of 12,200 sq km. It originates on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus. It meanders in its lower course and divides into branches. It is fed by mixed sources. The mean flow rate 8 km from the mouth is 85.4 cu m per sec. The average amount of suspended or slow-settling matter is 3,800 g per cu m. The river deposits 12.2 million tons of alluvium annually. It is used for irrigation. The cities of Groznyi and Gudermes are located on the Sunzha.

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Grozny, Dhu-AlQa'dah 10, 1434, Sep 16, 2013, SPA -- A car explosion by the police station in the Sunzha region killed three police officers and injured four, press service of Chechnya's police told Itar-Tass on Monday.
MOSCOW, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- A car explosion by the police station in the Sunzha region killed three police officers and injured four others, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Monday.
Grozny had recently hosted Kadyrov's birthday on a floating stage on the River Sunzha.
The Russians have been trying for days to seize the square, near a Russian-held bridge across the Sunzha River that bisects Grozny.
Warplanes flew more than 100 sorties and troops seized a bridge over the Sunzha river which runs through the city.
Troops were reported to have seized several major targets, including a key bridge over the Sunzha river which splits the city, as well as the central Minutka Square.
Open Competition: Design and survey work on the project: Reconstruction of the irrigation system Assinovskaia Sunzha district of Ingushetia
Moscow, Ramadan 27, 1432, Aug 27, 2011, SPA -- A dam broke at the Sunzha River in Grozny on Saturday due to downpours and the water level rise.
In the past two days, 35 soldiers from the village of Staraya Sunzha, just outside Grozny, have been admitted to hospital with frostbite and colds.
recreation in the sp Muzhichi Sunzha municipal district of Ingushetia"
The incident happened near the Ingush-Chechen administrative border, on the northwestern outskirts of the village Dattykh in the Sunzha district, at about 11:30 a.