Actor Steven Seagal Appointed Russian Ministry’s As ‘Special Representative’

Actor Steven Seagal Appointed Russian Ministry’s As ‘Special Representative’

Actor Steven Seagal Appointed Russian Ministry’s As ‘Special Representative’

President Putin, while presenting Seagal a Russian passport in 2016, said that he hoped the gesture would serve as a symbol of how fractious ties between Moscow and Washington were starting to improve.

In a Twitter post on Monday morning (NZ time) the martial artist wrote on social media that he is "deeply humbled and honoured to have been appointed as a special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry in charge of Russian and American Humanitarian ties". -Russian relations. The title bestowed upon him is that of a "special representative" for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Action movie star Steven Seagal has been appointed as a Russian envoy to the United States, according to a statement from Moscow's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"Everywhere you look in Russian Federation - the terms of Steven Seagal", wrote the editor of the Bureau of si-EN-EN in Moscow Nathan Hodge. "I take this honour very seriously", he added. The ministry likened the role to that of a United Nations goodwill ambassador.

Seagal is now officially going to develop relations between Russian Federation and the United States in the field of culture, art, public and youth exchanges, etc. The actor attended Putin's recent swearing-in ceremony in May.


He has previously hung out with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a fellow martial arts fan.

The actor, who was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, has robustly defended the Russian leader's policies, including Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, and has criticised the United States government.

Russian Federation is like a second "home" to Seagal. He's also visited with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and Belarusan President Alexander Lukashenko.

In the interview, Seagal also praised Putin as "a great world leader" and a "brilliant tactician".

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