French actor Gerard Depardieu has received a Russian passport
after flying to Russia for a late night dinner with President
Depardieu sought Russian citizenship in his battle against a proposed super tax on millionaires in France, and Mr Putin granted his request.
Gerard Depardieu Russian television showed Mr Putin embracing the actor as he arrived at the president's residence in Sochi, host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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