Gudermes


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Gudermes

 

a city (a settlement until 1941) in the Chechen-Ingush ASSR, on the Sunzha River (tributary of the Terek), 36 km east of the city of Groznyï. Junction of railroad lines to Rostov-on-Don, Baku, Astrakhan, and Mozdok. Population, 32,000 (1970). Gudermes has enterprises of rail transportation, a medical instruments plant, a brick works, and a cannery producing fresh-frozen fruits and vegetables. A synthetic rubber plant is under construction (1971). The city also has a pedagogical school. Oil is extracted in the vicinity of Gudermes.

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GROZNY, Shawwal 25, 1436, August 10, 2015, SPA -- A road accident in Gudermes, a city in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya, has claimed the lives of 7 people, 2 others were injured, a source in the republican Interior Ministry has told TASS.
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He flew in a military helicopter to Gudermes, a city east of the capital Grozny which Russian troops took several weeks ago.
Popov was taken ill in Chechnya on Saturday evening after complaining of pain as his motorcade was returning to the capital Grozny from Gudermes, Chechnya's second-largest city, following a ceremony celebrating the opening of a new gas pipeline.
By autumn 2000, the Russians had to acknowledge that even in Gudermes, the de facto Russian capital of Chechnya, they were unable to control the situation.
When the war ended, the Wahhabis were expelled from many ar eas, sometimes after armed struggles, as at Gudermes in the summer of 1998.
Putin, noted that eyewitnesses in Gudermes, a city in Chechnya, claimed to have seen Babitsky with members of a pro-Russian Chechen militia, and reported that his face was swollen and bruised, his clothes bloody.
55) Other Chechen local warlords that had been radicalised as well as had a connection with the Arab fighters were, Salman Raduev, administrative chief of Gudermes city, Arbi Baraev, Movsar Baraev, Ruslan Gelaev, And Movladi Udugov.
56) Barayev had been stripped of this rank by President Maskhadov in July 1998 following a violent altercation in Gudermes, Chechnya's second largest city.
The events are happening in some regions of Kyrgyzstan that can not be understood or explained," he told reporters in Gudermes on Sunday.
Russian daily Kommersant reported that the gates of the family's home in Gudermes were closed.
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