</p> <p /><title /></p> <p>U.S. oil firm Exxon Mobil has been denied special permission from the U.S. government to resume its business operations in Russia,<a target="_blank" href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-21/exxon-won-t-get-drilling-waiver-for-russia-treasury-chief-says"> the Bloomberg news agency has reported.</a></p><div class="ffpjx60a271a98ca12" ><!-- Yandex.RTB R-A-749142-1 --> <div id="yandex_rtb_R-A-749142-1"></div> <script type="text/javascript"> (function(w, d, n, s, t) { w[n] = w[n] || []; w[n].push(function() { Ya.Context.AdvManager.render({ blockId: "R-A-749142-1", renderTo: "yandex_rtb_R-A-749142-1", async: true }); }); t = d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s = d.createElement("script"); s.type = "text/javascript"; s.src = "//an.yandex.ru/system/context.js"; s.async = true; t.parentNode.insertBefore(s, t); })(this, this.document, "yandexContextAsyncCallbacks"); </script></div><style type="text/css"> @media screen and (min-width: 1201px) { .ffpjx60a271a98ca12 { display: block; 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