- Yu·ri [yoo r-ee] /ˈyʊər i/, 1914–84, Russian politician: general secretary of the Communist Party 1982–84.
- a former name (1984–90) of Rybinsk.
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- a former name (1984–91) for Rybinsk
- Yuri Vladimirovich. 1914–84, Soviet statesman; president of the Soviet Union (1983–84)
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