With De Margerie's Death, Putin Loses a Strong Business Ally

De Margerie Photograph by Fabrice Dimier/Bloomberg

France is mourning the loss of one of its most-prominent business leaders after Christophe de Margerie, chief executive officer of oil giant Total, died on Monday, when his private jet was struck by an errant snowplow on a Moscow runway.

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