"I've always had a very strong desire to do all I can to help improve Russian-American relations", state-funded TV channel RT cited Seagal as saying on Saturday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with US actor Steven Seagal after presenting a Russian passport to him during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on November 25, 2016.
The 66-year-old has called President Putin "one of the great living world leaders", and when Seagal was granted Russian citizenship, said he hoped it would be a symbol of how relations between Moscow and Washington were starting to improve.
Actor Steven Seagal attends the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15.
His new role has been compared to that of a United Nations goodwill ambassador by the ministry.
The Intercept: Google plans censored search in China; Baidu -7
Progress picked up following a meeting in December between a top government official of Beijing and Google's CEO Sundar Pichai . Google's main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010, but it has been attempting to make new inroads into China.
It would be recalled that an alleged Russian spy with apparent ties to a Donald Trump campaigner in has been in the news concerning Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election.
CNN has reached out Seagal's spokesperson for comment.
Actor Steven Seagal speaks at a news conference, while attending an opening ceremony for a research and development center in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 22, 2015.
Russian Federation isn't the only country offering overtures to Seagal.
Seagal's grandmother was born in Vladivostok, and the actor and Putin share a passion for martial arts.
It is unclear how Seagal who was given Russian citizenship in 2016 will go about accomplishing that goal. Later that month, Putin, who has been described as a fan of the martial arts that Seagal practices in his movies, personally presented the actor with a Russian passport.
Global sanctions were lifted under the agreement between world powers and Tehran in return for its curbs on the nuclear program. And John Bolton, the president's national security adviser, is a well-known Iran hawk who has advocated for regime change.
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Root was looking set to get a big one but a brilliant piece of fielding from Kohli saw the right-hander getting run-out for 80. It was the second time in the match that Ashwin had dismissed Cook, England's all-time leading Test run-scorer, this way.
US trade representatives are trying to re-engage China in trade talks to de-escalate tensions between the two countries. In early July, the USA government imposed 25-percent tariffs on an initial $34 billion of Chinese imports.
The school, which is a joint effort of the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools, will benefit at-risk children. Trump and James have also clashed over the National Football League anthem protests over perceived racial injustice in the US.
Trump has ultimately threatened tariffs on over $500 billion in Chinese goods, covering virtually all USA imports from China. Cheniere Energy Inc., which began exports in February 2016 from a US gas market glutted with the fuel, fell on the news.
The US administration has vowed to impose sanctions on any company continuing to buy oil from Iran after the November 4 deadline. Iran says the sanctions are endangering lives by blocking the sale of new planes and spare parts for its ageing fleets.
The Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services said areas near the dam were being evacuated Thursday night. But there was good news on Friday as engineers examined the dam and said it survived in good shape.
The Note 9 is also going to be available in more colours as well, according to reports: black, blue, copper, silver and violet. Similar to the past Galaxy Note series handsets, the new model is likely to come in both Exynos and Snapdragon SoC options.
Another capsule, Spacecraft 1, will be put through an uncrewed pad abort test during the first few months of 2019. However, both companies still have to prove that their vehicles can fly to the ISS and return safely to Earth.
Ashwin then accounted for Stuart Broad (1), lbw too, but Anderson somehow managed to thwart his efforts for a five-wicket haul. Ashwin was the only wicket-taker for India in the pre-lunch session, bowling Cook (13) with a ripper in the ninth over.
Demi Lovato Reportedly Has Agreed to go to Rehab
The story very quickly becomes overgrown with rumors and, according to representatives of Lovato, is not quite true interpreted. Lovato was found unconscious in her bed her Hollywood Hills home following a night of partying on July 24.
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Sugar Land
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Whale Dolphin Hybrid Discovered Off The Coast Of Hawaii
Scientists are touting the first sighting of a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin off Hawaii . The hybrid, named Kekaimalu, still lives at the marine mammal park, where she helps teach children about genetics.