1) Rex Tillerson would not clearly answer any of Senator Rubio’s questions as they pertain to Russia or Vladimir Putin.
2) Rubio publicly accused Vladimir Putin (and the FSB) of being behind ‘the apartment bombings’ of 1999. Rubio used the term “Black Flag” operation while discussing the apartment bombings. Putin was able to consolidate control of Russia following these bombings.
3) Q: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) : Is Vladimir Putin a war criminal?
A: Rex Tillerson: I would not use that term