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An oil maverick with a mustache: Business legacy of Christophe de Margerie in Russia
Sanctions against Russia are counterproductive and stability should be restored to provide more investment to the country, repeated Total CEO Christophe de Margerie in his last speech in Moscow before he died in a plane crash.

21.10.2014 08:35

‘No way to avoid Total plane crash’
When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT.

21.10.2014 11:41

‘French oil giant boss’ death won’t affect company’s viability’
The death of Christophe de Margerie may have a temporary effect on the energy company’s share price, compared to those caused by Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP’s Gulf spill, John Griffing, Republican blogger in Texas, told RT.

21.10.2014 06:54

#HurricaneGonzalo: Winds up to 100mph lashing UK, woman killed
Wind speeds of up to 100mph are battering parts of the UK, as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo reaches British shores. Gusts and heavy rain have uprooted trees and caused flight cancellations, rail delays and road gridlocks.

21.10.2014 09:10

Total CEO crash: Investigators say snowplow driver ‘drunk’, lawyer rejects claim
Russian prosecutors claim the driver of the snowplow which crashed with Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s jet was drunk. His lawyer, however, says he was completely sober, due to a heart condition preventing him from drinking.

21.10.2014 05:41

Total CEO's plane crash seemingly ‘obvious’ but many issues to investigate - aviation expert
A set of unfortunate circumstances may have caused the fatal airline accident that claimed the life of Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie, including technical problems and human error, Mark Weiss, a former American Airlines pilot, told RT.

21.10.2014 02:23

CEO of French oil giant Total dies in jet crash at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport
The CEO of France’s oil and gas giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, was among four people killed in a business jet crash at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow after the aircraft hit a snowplow on take-off.

20.10.2014 21:09

7 weeks of eruption: Stunning aerial video of Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano
A breathtaking video filmed by an Icelandic helicopter pilot has documented the continuous eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano in northeast Iceland. Enormous fiery bubbles of lava and steam can be seen bursting from the ridges in the ground.

20.10.2014 17:52

Kiev denies German intel claim that militia captured BUK missile from Ukraine army
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry rejected a report by Germany's foreign intelligence agency that anti-Kiev militia shot down flight MH17 with a BUK missile captured from a Ukrainian base. The report also accused Kiev of falsifying intelligence.

20.10.2014 17:05

Lufthansa pilots’ strike leaves 200,000 stranded after weekend train chaos
More than 2,150 flights operated by leading German air carrier Lufthansa have been affected by a 35-hour strike that began on Monday, just hours after a weekend of devastating rail strikes across the country.

20.10.2014 15:00

‘Germany’s intel agency is (apparently) branch of CIA’
The German BND is not an independent intelligent service but more like a CIA branch, Manuel Ochsenreiter, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, told RT. Its so-called evidence on the MH17 tragedy is questionable and contradicting, he added.

20.10.2014 10:46

German’s BND ‘evidence’ on MH17 tragedy looks like another disinformation operation
German BND’s “evidence” that E. Ukrainian rebels are behind the MH17 crash is an attempt to muddle the waters and to throw more propagandistic mud at the Russian door rather than to find the truth, foreign affairs expert Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

20.10.2014 08:32

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