Gerard Depardieu Registered as Russian Resident

Saturday 23rd February, 2013

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been formally registered as a permanent resident of the central Russian town of Saransk. The actor sought Russian citizenship after the French government criticised his decision to move abroad to avoid higher taxes. Depardieu is now registered as living at No 1, Democracy Street in Saransk, in the region of Mordovia. After the ceremony, the actor beamed and proclaimed a few words in Russian. “Glory! Glory to Saransk, glory to Mordovia, glory to Russia!” he said. He was quoted as telling Russian television that his registered new address, on Demokratichesk…

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