Russian Federation tasks actor Steven Seagal with improving US ties

Russian Federation tasks actor Steven Seagal with improving US ties

Russian Federation tasks actor Steven Seagal with improving US ties

-Russian relations. The title bestowed upon him is that of a "special representative" for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"I hope we can strive for peace, harmony and positive results in the world", he added.

It would be recalled that an alleged Russian spy with apparent ties to a Donald Trump campaigner in has been in the news concerning Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election. Seagal has said that it's "stupid" to think that Russian Federation or any other country has the technology to tamper with voting.

Russian Foreign Ministry wrote on Facebook earlier that "Steven Seagal was appointed as the Russian foreign ministry's special representative for Russian-US humanitarian ties".

The position is unpaid, said Russian officials, who compared the role to that of a U.N. goodwill ambassador - a distinguished volunteer who calls attention to the work of the United Nations.

Moscow has appointed U.S. actor Steven Seagal as a special envoy, dealing with humanitarian links with the United States, the Russian foreign ministry announced yesterday. He attended Putin's recent swearing-in ceremony in May.

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Last May, Seagal was banned from entering Ukraine for five years after appearing on stage during a concert in Crimea, which Kiev still considers own territory despite the peninsula voting to reunite with Russian in 2014.

Russian Federation isn't the only country offering overtures to Seagal.

Action-movie star Steven Seagal has played a former Central Intelligence Agency agent, a hit man and a killer of criminals.

In November 2016, the Kremlin announced that Seagal had received Russian citizenship. He's also visited with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and Belarusan President Alexander Lukashenko.

Seagal was granted Russian citizenship in 2016 and has praised President Putin as a great world leader.

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