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Republic—d. May 30, 1961, Ciudad Trujillo, near San Cristóbal), dictator of the
Dominican Republic. Trujillo seized power in the revolt against Pres. Horacio
Vásquez in 1930 and was elected president later that year. He retained absolute
10, 1910, St. Petersburg, now Leningrad), first prima ballerina assoluta of the
U.S.S.R. and People's Galina Ulanova as Giselle By courtesy of the Dance
Collection, the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center Artist of the Republic.
Zheleznodorozhny, city, Moscow oblast (administrative region), western Russian
Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, east of Moscow city on the Gorky railway.
The city, whose name means Railway, was incorporated in 1952 and is a typical
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