American actor Steven Seagal, who received in 2016, the Russian citizenship was appointed the special representative of the Russian foreign Ministry on issues of Russian-American humanitarian ties, the Russian foreign Ministry on his page on Facebook.
“The goal was to promote the further development of Russian — American relations in the humanitarian sphere, including cooperation in the sphere of culture, art, public and youth exchanges and so on”, — informs the foreign Ministry.
We are talking about the socio-political positions, not involving monetary compensation, the report said. The Agency notes that this “is the case when public diplomacy is found in traditional diplomacy”.
“In international practice there are Parallels with the functions of the goodwill ambassadors of the UN,” explains Mead.
Russian citizenship was granted Segal in November 2016. 7 may 2018 the actor with his wife was among the guests invited to the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin.
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