Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson shook hands after signing an agreement between Exxon Mobil and the state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft in June 2012 in Tuapse, Russia. President-elect Donald Trump is widely expected to be nominate Tillerson to be his secretary of state.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson shook hands after signing an agreement between Exxon Mobil and the state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft in June 2012 in Tuapse, Russia. President-elect Donald Trump is widely expected to be nominate Tillerson to be his secretary of state. File photo by Mikhail Klimentyev The Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson shook hands after signing an agreement between Exxon Mobil and the state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft in June 2012 in Tuapse, Russia. President-elect Donald Trump is widely expected to be nominate Tillerson to be his secretary of state. File photo by Mikhail Klimentyev The Associated Press

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