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French actor Gerard Depardieu 'granted Russian citizenship'

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.

Daniel Sandford reports from Moscow.

  • 03 Jan 2013
  • From the section Europe
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