Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announced yesterday he would enter the Russian presidential race in a challenge to longtime leader Vladimir Putin. Prokhorov is known here in the states as the majority owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team. He's one of the richest men in Russia and has a reputation for being a flamboyant playboy. Is Prokhorov a real challenger or is he a diversion? Madeleine talks to Chip Brown to find out.
Chip Brown is a writer who frequently contributes to the New York Times Magazine. Brown profiled Prokhorov last year for the magazine.
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