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05 August 2018 [12:03] - Today.Az
US actor Steven Seagal, who also has Russian citizenship, has been appointed the Russian Foreign Ministry's special representative for the Russian-US humanitarian ties, the ministry said on Saturday, Sputnik reported.
"Steven Seagal has been appointed a special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry for the Russian-US humanitarian ties. The task is to contribute to further development of the Russian-US relations in the humanitarian area," the ministry said in a statement on Facebook.
The ministry stressed that this was a post related to social and political matters without a "monetary reward."
Seagal received Russian citizenship in November 2016.