Definition of Molotov, Vyacheslav in English:

Molotov, Vyacheslav

Pronunciation /ˈmälətôf/ /ˈmɑlətɔf/ /ˈmōləˌtôv/ /ˈmoʊləˌtɔv/

proper noun

  • (1890–1986), Soviet statesman; born Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Skryabin ; full name Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov. As Commissar (later Minister) for Foreign Affairs (1939–49; 1953–6), he negotiated the nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany (1939) and after 1945 represented the Soviet Union at meetings of the United Nations.