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As part of the Late Show‘s “Russia Week,” host Stephen Colbert palled around with oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov, the multi-billionaire owner of the Brooklyn Nets (“Nyets”) who made his fortune after buying a state-owned nickel mine “for just pennies on the nickel.”

After hanging out at his mansion outside Moscow, Prokhorov shows Colbert his private Tescao training center, where he says he develops his “oligarch balance.”

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