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Will Terrible Ahmad Kala?

December 15 2005

For the new name of the Chechen capital - Ahmad kala voted unanimously to parliament of Chechnya.

"The first Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov, as any citizen of our republic, was very fond of Grozny, was proud of its past glory and wanted to see it revived. And if he was alive, I'm sure he would not allow anyone to rename it. I do not I see no reason to rename Grozny. If we're going to perpetuate the memory of Kadyrov, the best method - is to restore is located in the ruins of Grozny, "- said the Acting Prime Minister Ramzan Kadyrov.

MPs have proposed to rename the Chechen capital of the republic yesterday. They decided to ask the Russian leadership with a request to support the proposal to rename Grozny after dead president, Akhmad Kadyrov. According to deputies, the current name of the capital is not connected with the history of the Chechen people.

Terrible name dates back to the fortress Formidable, which was founded in the early XIX century Cossack lineytsami to fight against the Chechens, reported.

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