“Vladimir Putin has signed a decree granting Russian citizenship to Gerard Depardieu,” French actor Gerard Depardieu has obtained Russian citizenship, according to a brief statement posted on the Kremlin website. Mr Depardieu recently announced he would give up his French passport after the government criticised his decision to move abroad to avoid higher taxes.
And the man really moved abroad all the way from the taxes tundra of France to the ice tundra of Putin! Just imagine the transformation of the miserable to Gollum counting coins and whispering …my precious!!!