molotov molotov  /ˈmɔ lə ˌtɑf/


  1. (n) Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
  2. (n) a city in the European part of Russia


  1. Violent Riots Break Out Across Brazil

    Violent protests broke out in eight Brazilian cities last night, with the worst violence occurring in Rio de Janeiro. Thousands of protesters threw Molotov cocktails and anything else they could find. The protests began over a 10-cent increase in bus and subway fares.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNBC

  2. Police respond to fight, find Molotov cocktail-like devices

    A 29-year-old man was arrested in Rio Linda after police officers said he had two Molotov cocktail-like devices. 
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KCRA 3 Sacramento

  3. Turkey's tourism industry safe... for now

    Violent demonstrations, tear gas, Molotov cocktails and riot police. Probably not what you look for in a holiday destination.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CNN Money


  1. "The agreement at Yalta followed in the unjust tradition of Munich and the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact," Bush said, linking it to British appeasement and Soviet deal-cutting with Adolf Hitler in the late 1930s. "Once again, when powerful...
    on May 7, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  2. "It is possible to condemn - and with good reason - the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact concluded in August 1939," wrote Mr Putin, referring to the two foreign ministers who signed the pact at the Kremlin.
    on Aug 31, 2009 By: Vladimir Putin Source: BBC News

  3. "Poland has a particular sensitivity to corridors and deals above our head," Mr Sikorski added. "That was the Molotov-Ribbentrop tradition. That was the 20th century. We don't want any repetition of that."
    on Apr 30, 2006 By: Radek Sikorski Source: Independent

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