Zimnitsa

Zimnitsa

 

(now Zimnicea), a city in Rumania on the left bank of the Danube River, where, on June 15 (27), 1877, during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78, Russian troops forced a crossing of the Danube. The crossing was successfully accomplished by Major General M. I. Dragomirov’s detachment, the 14th Infantry Division and the 4th Rifle Brigade—approximately 17 battalions, six sotnias (detachments of 100 men), and 64 guns. During the night and morning, seven pontoon crossings were made, and around 2 P.M.the Russian troops crushed the resistance of the Turkish brigade and seized the city of Sistovo (now Svištov), which ensured the crossing of the main Russian army forces. The Russians lost 812 men, the Turks 640.

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Description of the procurement: reconstruction of the firing of the zimnitsa railway station and rehabilitation of the contact network at zimnitsa and straldja railway stations under the project "rehabilitation of the railway line plovdiv - bourgas, phase 2", including: - drawing up a technical project on the basis of available conceptual projects, - reconstruction of the zimnitsa railway station - renewal of the track on railway tracks and 16 pcs.
Straldzha Mayor Mitko Andonov said that the municipal administration had received a letter before Easter stating that a project implemented 2 years ago for technical assistance for the designing of the water supply and sewerage network of the village of Zimnitsa had been imposed financial corrections amounting to 25%, or BGN 77 000.
The railhead in Zimnitsa was adequate for this exercise, accommodating wheeled and tracked vehicles.
Description of the procurement: "modernization of yambol - zimnitsa railway station at zavoi station" under the project "rehabilitation of the railway line plovdiv - bourgas, phase 2" as follows: - execution of construction works for modernization of the railway track in the section - construction of a railway 3, 3 km (including new route -1,6 km) with type 60e1, reconstruction of the turn.
Zaharieva's statement, as cited by the Focus news agency, came after an inspection of the ongoing construction works in the section connecting the city of Karnobat to the village of Zimnitsa.
Meanwhile, representatives of 70 companies working on Lot 2 of the Maritsa Highway and Lot 4 of the Trakia Highway staged a rally near the Zimnitsa road junction, according to reports of the Focus news agency.
There were Bulgarian and American military members working side by side there a the same for renovations of a kindergarten in Zimnitsa that were completed in July.
Prior information notice without call for competition:"Modernization of the railway section Yambol - Zimnitsa in Bend Station" project "Rehabilitation of the railway line Plovdiv-Burgas, Phase 2".
Preparation of technical projects and implementation of the reconstruction of the firing of the Zimnitsa railway station and rehabilitation of the contact network at Zimnitsa and Straldja railway stations under the project" Rehabilitation of the Plovdiv-Burgas railway line, Phase 2 ", as follows:
Tenders are invited for "Archeological excavations to search for archaeological sites within the project" Preparation of the project "Rehabilitation of the railway section Plovdiv - Burgas - Phase 2: Position 5 - Modernization of railway section Rice - Mihaylovo; Item 6 - Modernization of railway section Yambol - Zimnitsa in Bend Station; Position 7 - Reconstruction of the firing station Zimnica development and position 11 Construction of the stations protected lesopoyas Chernograd - Ajtos.
Rehabilitation of Stara Zagora - Zimnitsa and Tserkovski - Burgas sections Infrastructure works for rehabilitation and renewal of railway track, catenary, and signalling.
2 "food delivery / catering / lunch meals for students 1 to 8 grade of" cyril and methodius ", zimnitsa target group bg051po001 - 3.