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Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
Rex Tillerson made it clear at his confirmation hearing that he is not a fan of Vladimir Putin. That surprised many of those who held his record of successful deals in Russia, and his Russian Order of Friendship medal, against him. It shouldn’t have. Tillerson was not out of sync with Donald Trump’s stated desire for a better relationship with Russia, but he was signalling that improved relations shouldn’t come at any price.