[proh-kuh-rawf, -rof; Russian praw-khuh-ruh f]
- A·le·ksan·dr Mi·khai·lo·vich [al-ig-zan-der mi-kahy-luh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər mɪˈkaɪ lə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/, 1916–2002, Russian physicist: Nobel prize 1964.
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Examples from the Web for prokhorov
“There is a battle going on inside the Kremlin,” between hardliners and liberals, Prokhorov told the Financial Times last week.Vladimir Putin Wins Russia Election, but It’s a Fragile Victory
Owen Matthews, Anna Nemtsova
March 4, 2012
In 2008, Prokhorov sold his shares in Norilsk to another Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska.
Some critics still accuse Prokhorov of coordinating his activities with Putin.
Prokhorov is also in favor of letting media, Parliament, and the economy become independent of the state.
And Prokhorov has been careful not to say anything that would offend Putin personally.
Prokhorov is in somebody's house and can't go on duty just now.The Inspector-General