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Mikhail Prokhorov Has Promised To Donate His Billions To Charity If Elected Russian President

11.02.2012

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian presidential candidate and the country's third richest man, announced in an interview on Russian TV that he would donate practically all his money to charity if he was elected president.

The Telegraph reports that the Prokhorov, a metals tycoon and owner of the New Jersey Nets,  pledged to give away $17 billion of his $18 billion fortune during an intense debate, where one of his rivals accused him of 'robbing' his way to wealth in the 1990s.


Source: Business Insider

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