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Grozny before war, Chechnya

Old pictures of Grozny, the city that was named “the most destroyed city on earth” by the United Nations after the two Russian wars.
Below is an article on what Grozny used to be…

There were parks in Grozny, before the war

“Dispatches from Chechnya” – report on the damage done to the infrastructure of Chechen culture and education system based in Grozny. (note – Chechen State University was one of the leading institutions of higher education in the North Caucasus )

Dispatches from Chechnya

It’s worth mentioning that Grozny was one of the most important oil centers of the Soviet Union. The oil is still there today, but the infrastructure is lacking. However, Russian oil giant Rosneft has taken over the business – even if in Chechnya’s detriment.

For Grozny during war click here

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