US action film star joins Russian party

Actor Steven Seagal has officially become a member of the new "A Just Russia - For Truth" party.

WORLD MAY 30. 2021 14:14

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, the Russian foreign ministry-appointed special envoy for Russia-US humanitarian relations, officially joined the new party “A Just Russia – For Truth” on Saturday. The actor was presented with his party membership card at the party s session in the house of deputies.
 
According to RIA Novosti, Seagal will be working primarily on environmental issues within the social democratic-leaning party, but is banned from taking a position in the State Duma because of his valid US citizenship.
 

The actor was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, and spends most of his time living and working in the country.

 

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