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 (mŏl′ə-tôf′, môl′-, mō′lə-), Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Originally Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Skryabin. 1890-1986.
Soviet politician who was a close associate of Joseph Stalin. He headed the Council of People's Commissars (1930-1941) and served as foreign minister (1939-1949 and 1953-1956).


(ˈmɒləˌtɒf; Russian ˈmɔlətəf)
(Placename) the former name (1940–62) for Perm


(ˈmɒləˌtɒf; Russian ˈmɔlətəf)
(Biography) Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (vɪtʃɪˈslaf miˈxajləvitʃ), original surname Skriabin. 1890–1986, Soviet statesman. As commissar and later minister for foreign affairs (1939–49; 1953–56) he negotiated the nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany and attended the founding conference of the United Nations and the Potsdam conference (1945)


(ˈmɒl əˌtɔf, -ˌtɒf, ˈmoʊ lə-)

1. Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Skryabin), 1890–1986, Russian commissar of foreign affairs 1939–49, 1953–56.
2. former name of Perm.
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Noun1.Molotov - Soviet statesman (1890-1986)Molotov - Soviet statesman (1890-1986)  
2.Molotov - a city in the European part of RussiaMolotov - a city in the European part of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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