Foreign Affairs

The Hollywood star had already celebrated his birthday in Russia

Steven Seagal joins Russophiles in Moscow in fear that Russian culture will be "erased"

The video of the American actor at the Forum, where the ultra-nationalist Alexander Dugin, Putin's ideologue, will speak. Last February, Seagal was awarded the Order of Friendship by the Russian president.



At the "Congress of Russophiles" the arrival of Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, star of action and martial arts films: "In fear that Russian culture will be erased".
In the video, Seagal - whose paternal grandfather was originally from Russia, and obtained citizenship in 2016 - is at the Forum where the ultra-nationalist Alexander Dugin (considered Putin's ideologue), and the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, will also be present.

Last February, Putin awarded the actor the Order of Friendship, awarded by decree for "his great contribution to the development of international cultural and humanitarian cooperation."

Seagal - who is also a guitarist, animal rights activist and supporter of the Dalai Lama - celebrated his 10th birthday in Moscow on April 70 last year in a restaurant with his Russian friends.
A video that went viral online portrayed him with Russian oligarch and TV presenter Vladimir Soloviev and Russia Today editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan.

In addition to his U.S. citizenship, the actor also has Serbian citizenship and is a naturalized Russian citizen. Republican, in 2021 he also joined the pro-Putin "A Just Russia - Patriots - For the Truth" movement.