Depardieu, other actors, on Ukraine’s black list

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Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes French actor Gerard Depardieu during their meeting in Sochi, Russian Black Sea resort, Russia, 05 January 2013.

The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine believes that the actor is “a threat to national security”.


French actor Gerard Depardieu who was earlier granted Russian citizenship was put on a no-entry list by the Ukrainian authorities, according to the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, which quotes a French publication.

The Ministy of Culture of Ukraine believes that the actor is "a threat to national security”.
Beside Depardieu, some other high profile figures of the entertainment industry will be prohibited from entering Ukraine, with Serbian film director Emir Kusturica, US directors Steven Seagal an...


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