President Obama and Mikhail Prokhorov
President Obama to Mikhail Prokhorov: I want you on my team!
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President Barack Obama met with Mikhail Prokhorov in Washington D.C. The President invited Mikhail to a game of basketball, but added "I want you on my team...I wouldn't want to play against you!"
The meeting took place last week at the US Chamber of Commerce where Mikhail was part of a visiting delegation accompanying Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. Mikhail came bearing gifts...Nets jerseys bearing the numbers of the two leaders. Obama is America's 44th president, and Medvedev is Russia's 3rd.