Europe Russia loses key Western business ally in airport tragedy

Cristophe de Margerie, who died when his private jet crashed into a snow plow at a Moscow airfield last night, was CEO of France's Total energy company. It's just the latest in a string of high-profile plane crashes in Russia.

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The Kremlin has lost one of its strongest Western supporters in the effort to lift US and European sanctions.