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Depardieu accused of breaking Georgian law with Abkhazia trip

TBILISI (Reuters) – French-born actor Gerard Depardieu broke the law in Georgia by visiting the country’s breakaway Abkhazia region and meeting separatist leaders without warning national authorities, an official said on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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French actor Depardieu in minor car collision in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – French actor Gerard Depardieu was involved in a car accident in Moscow on Tuesday when a taxi rammed into a Mercedes carrying him in his adopted homeland of Russia, where he is filming a movie. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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French actor Depardieu banned for drunk driving

PARIS (Reuters) – French actor Gerard Depardieu was banned from driving for six months on Friday, after he was found to be three times over the alcohol limit when he fell from his scooter last year. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Actor Depardieu wants to make film in Russia’s volatile Chechnya

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Film star Gerard Depardieu, who received a hug and a Russian passport from President Vladimir Putin last month, has announced he wants to make a movie in Chechnya after dining and dancing with the volatile region’s strongarm … Continue reading

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Actor Depardieu picks Russian abode far from French taxes

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Actor Gerard Depardieu has registered as a resident of the provincial Russian city of Saransk, where he plans to open a restaurant far from the high taxes of his French homeland, Russian media said on Saturday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Depardieu skips French court to prep for Strauss-Kahn role

PARIS (Reuters) – French film star Gerard Depardieu failed to show up in court to face drink driving charges on Tuesday because he was preparing to play disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a film, his lawyer said. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Actor Depardieu denies leaving France for tax reasons

PARIS (Reuters) – Film star Gerard Depardieu denied that he was leaving his homeland for tax reasons on Monday, saying that, although he now had a Russian passport, he was still very much French. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Gerard Depardieu meets Putin, receives Russian passport – BBC News

BBC News Gerard Depardieu meets Putin, receives Russian passportBBC NewsFrench actor Gerard Depardieu has met President Vladimir Putin and has been handed his new Russian passport. The actor had announced he was seeking Russian citizenship after the French government criticised … Continue reading

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Bardot joins Depardieu in Russia threat

Animal rights campaigner vents anger over the fate of two elephants in Lyon zoo with announcement that she has decided to request Russian nationality Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Putin gives tax exile Depardieu Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star who is quitting his homeland to avoid a tax hike on the rich, the Kremlin said on Thursday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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