After the actor’s recent statements condemning the Russian offensive in Ukraine and the “crazy excesses” of Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin proposed this Friday to explain the conflict to Gérard Depardieu, who could at the same time lose his Russian nationality.
Usually very complimentary with regard to Vladimir Poutine and Russia, Gérard Depardieu had surprised his world by strongly criticizing the invasion of Ukraine, believing that “the Russian people are not responsible for the crazy unacceptable excesses of their leaders like Vladimir Putin. An exit noticed by the Kremlin which hastened to react through its spokesperson.
“I think that Depardieu probably does not understand what is happening at all, because he is not fully immersed in political news,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov announced on Friday. “He does not understand what the pro-Russian separatist regions of Donetsk and Lugansk are in Ukraine, he is not aware of the bombing of civilians”, of which Moscow accuses kyiv, he added, before concluding: “If necessary, we are ready to tell him and explain it to him so that he understands better”.
His Russian passport threatened
Visibly very annoyed by the criticisms of the French actor, a Russian deputy, Soultan Khamzaev, called on the authorities to withdraw his Russian passport, which had been given to him by Vladimir Putin in person in 2013, and to seize his real estate in the country in order to transfer them to charities.
“It is important to talk about the need to withdraw his passport from Gérard Depardieu for his presumptuous attacks and his claim to speak on behalf of the Russian people, who have not delegated this right to him,” he told the agencies. Russians.