Russian Federation names Steven Seagal humanitarian envoy with US

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This will cover "culture, art, public and youth exchanges, among other things", the Russian Foreign Ministry said on its Facebook page. President Vladimir Putin and Seagal are close friends, which is more than likely why this new position was given.

President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to USA actor Steven Seagal in 2016, saying he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how fractious ties between Moscow and Washington were starting to improve.

It said Seagal would "facilitate relations between Russian Federation and the United States in the humanitarian field, including cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges". "It's a case of people's diplomacy intersecting with traditional diplomacy", the ministry said.

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"I've always tried to do everything possible to help Russian-American relations to improve", Seagal, who hold both Russian and U.S. passports, said to TASS news agency.

"It's a case of people's diplomacy intersecting with traditional diplomacy", the ministry said of the appointment, likening Seagal's role to that of a United Nations goodwill ambassador.

Seagal, who has Russian roots, has been a long time supporter of the country, visiting it regularly as he opened a chain of the Planet Hollywood franchise in Moscow in the 90s. The Putin-Seagal love affair has now taken a more interesting turn because as of now the semi-retired actor is being counted on to improve U.S.

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Seagal's new role was noted by Kremlin-backed TV station RT, who noted Seagal as welcoming the appointment.

For more than a decade Seagal, who according to his own website is 66, has been a regular visitor to Russian Federation. Russia. His movies, including such titles as Under Siege and Sniper: Special Ops, are popular with Russian audiences.

He has previously hung out with Russia's Putin, a fellow martial arts fan.

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