Medvedev said a special place the terrible in Russian history

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Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the residents of Grozny with the 200th anniversary of the founding of the city, noting its special place in the history of the country, the corresponding telegram is published on the website of the Cabinet.

As previously reported by RIA Novosti in the government of Chechnya, Grozny, a big way to celebrate Friday’s bicentennial anniversary.

«The city of military glory, he holds a special place in the history of Russia. Its people fought bravely with the enemy during the great Patriotic war, worked in the rear for the oil industry, provided our troops with fuel. Terrible with honour has passed through these and many other challenges to decades later become one of the most beautiful cities in the country», — the telegram says.

The Russian Prime Minister noted that today in Grozny erected a modern infrastructure, great attention is paid to development of sport, culture and education. He also stressed that the city is growing in business activity, created new jobs, increased investment and tourist attractiveness. All this makes Ivan a real center of attraction for the young and talented people from all over the North Caucasus and Southern Russia. And in this great merit of the leadership of the Republic is added to the telegram.

Medvedev expressed confidence that the city will continue to develop successfully retain its national character. He also expressed confidence that the jubilee celebrations will appreciate the colorful and rich program, which will be long remembered by the residents and guests of Grozny.

The year of the founding of Grozny is considered to 1818, when the Bank of the Sunzha, on the orders of a tsarist General Alexei Yermolov built a fortress «Terrible». The celebration of the 200th anniversary of the terrible decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 26 February 2015. For the preparation of anniversary events, the Federal center has allocated 258 million rubles. The regional authorities have also attracted hundreds of millions of extra-budgetary funds.