Russia has appointed, of the US actor Steven Seagal as a special envoy to improve relations with the United States.
Seagal was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, and has praised President Putin as a great leader of the world.
Born in the USA, the martial-arts star gained international fame for roles in the 1980s and 90s such as Under siege.
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The Russian foreign Ministry made the announcement on his official Facebook page, namely, the unpaid position was similar to that in the United Nations goodwill Ambassador and Seagal would be to promote US-Russia relations “, in the humanitarian field”.
The Flight of Fury star, is still popular with Russian audiences, has recently the Russian government has defended claims that it is experimenting 2016 US elections.
The 66-year-old has claimed that President Putin “one of the great living world leaders”, and if Seagal was granted the citizenship of the Russian Federation, said he hoped it would be a symbol of how relations between Moscow and Washington, starts were to improve.
Seagal was also the Serbian state granted citizenship in 2016, after several visit to the Balkan country.
At the end of the Twitter post of @RusEmbUSA