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City Day celebrations in Grozny

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Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic, hosted celebrations marking its 193rd anniversary on Wednesday. The celebrations included a show involving Russian and foreign celebrities and featured grand opening festivities at several major facilities. The main event was the opening of the Grozny City high-rise development, the first in southern Russia. It includes a 30-story five-star hotel with a glass-domed restaurant on top.

Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic, hosted celebrations marking its 193rd anniversary on Wednesday. The celebrations included a show involving Russian and foreign celebrities and featured grand opening festivities at several major facilities. The main event was the opening of the Grozny City high-rise development, the first in southern Russia. It includes a 30-story five-star hotel with a glass-domed restaurant on top.