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“Russia & Exxon Need Each Other” and “Trump is their Matchmaker” says Norwegian NGO

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1989 Exxon Valdez Spill  Beginning 3 days after the vessel grounded, a storm pushed large quantities of fresh oil onto the rocky shores of many of the beaches in the Knight Island chain. In this photograph, pooled oil is shown stranded in the rocks. [[NOAA]] photo and text.
1989 Exxon Valdez Spill

As Charles Digges of Norwegian NGO Bellona explains, in 2011 US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson obtained a $500 billion deal with Russia’s state owned Rosneft, which is “run by Putin’s KGB crony Igor Sechin“. The 63.7 million acres “could be worth as much as $8.2 trillion“. Rosneft would get access to Exxon technology.

A few excerpts from the excellent article:
Putin hacks his own election, tarring Paris Accord with ExxonMobil oil“,
Published on January 5, 2017 by Charles Digges

As unholy alliances between US president-elect Donald Trump and the Kremlin go, none are more potentially disastrous for the environment, or critical to Vladimir Putin’s future, than his tapping of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State.

The windfall Putin’s wretched economy would reap as a result of the appointment doesn’t take any dusting for digital fingerprints…

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January 11, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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