Mikhail Prokhorov
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Russian tycoon accuses a top Kremlin official of sabotage

The Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov has accused hardliners in the Kremlin of trying to stop his political career.

Mr Prokhorov, who resigned two days ago as leader of a pro-business liberal party, said conservative forces in power had forced him out for being too independent of the Kremlin.

Steve Rosenberg reports.

  • 17 Sep 2011
  • From the section Europe
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