Podgorny

[ pod-gawr-nee; Russian puhd-gawr-nee ]
/ pɒdˈgɔr ni; Russian pʌdˈgɔr ni /

noun

Ni·ko·lai Vik·to·ro·vich [nyi-kuh-lahy -vyeek-tuh-ruh-vyich], /nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ ˈvyik tə rə vyɪtʃ/, 1903–83, Russian government official: president of the Soviet Union 1965–77.

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