What foreign stars asked Putin for
What foreign stars asked Putin for
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The meeting between the Russian president and the Hollywood actor took place in 2010. There, Putin and DiCaprio discussed the issue of preserving the tiger population. The actor admitted that this meeting was of great importance to him, and this, despite the fact that the plane on which the actor flew to St. Petersburg almost caught fire. And Vladimir Vladimirovich noted that Leo is a "real man"

Sir Elton John

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The British singer has long wanted to discuss with the Russian president the situation of LGBT activists in Russia. Later, information was leaked to the press that allegedly Vladimir Putin called Elton, and the singer himself published the following entry on his instagram: "I look forward to meeting you face to face to discuss issues of LGBT equality in Russia."

Pamela Anderson on saving flora and fauna

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In July 2015, the sex symbol of the 90s announced that she intends to meet with President Putin and discuss with him issues of preserving the environment and wildlife.

Gerard Depardieu on Russian citizenship

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At the end of 2012, the French actor renounced French citizenship due to the imposition of high taxes on luxury in the country. And later, in early 2013, the actor met with President Putin, at which Depardieu received a Russian passport. Also, the actor was presented with apartments in Mordovia and Chechnya.

Roy Jones on Russian citizenship

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The American boxer, like Depardieu, wished to become a citizen of the Russian Federation. He announced this to President Putin, and he did not leave the athlete's request unanswered: the decree granting citizenship to Roy Jones was signed on September 12.

Madonna on protecting Pussy Riot and Greenpeace activists

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Singer Madonna has repeatedly defended the convicts in Russia. So, in 2012, she asked to release the Pussy Riot group, for which she incurred the wrath of Deputy Milonov, who never liked the performances of the shocking singer. A year later, she asked to release the environmentalists, journalists and the crew of the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise arrested in Russia.

Paul McCartney on Freedom for Greenpeace Activists

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Paul McCartney asked for a review of Pussy Riot's verdict, as well as the release of Greenpeace activists detained on the Arctic Sunrise in 2013. “You said yourself that they are not pirates - everyone agrees. They don't think they are above the law. They are ready to answer for what they did, so maybe there is a way out of this situation that will benefit everyone? " - wrote McCartney to the president.

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