WSJ: Syrian army is about to retake militant-controlled east AleppoWorld December 06, 8:48
OSCE chief says trip to Crimea possible after consultations with Moscow and KievWorld December 06, 8:25
Erdogan signs bill to ratify Turkish Stream projectBusiness & Economy December 06, 8:19
Russia, India to hold joint naval drills on December 14-21Military & Defense December 06, 7:36
YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft team up to fight terrorism contentSociety & Culture December 06, 6:51
Russian hospital shelling 'cold-blooded murder' - Defense MinistryWorld December 06, 5:32
Some 100,000 Aleppo residents freed from rule of terrorists — Syria’s UN envoyWorld December 06, 5:04
Over 1,000 Syrian settlements join reconciliation process - Russian defense ministryWorld December 06, 3:27
Italian president asks Renzi to delay resignation until budget passedWorld December 06, 3:24
SARANSK, May 20 (Itar-Tass) - French movie star Gerard Depardieu, who registered as resident of Saransk after receiving Russian citizenship early this year, has once again arrived in the Republic of Mordovia on the way from another city he likes - Chechnya’s capital Grozny, the republican government reports.
The aim of this visit is purely business one - the actor plans to register in Saransk for taxation as individual entrepreneur. It is in Saransk that the actor, who quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike on the rich, will pay his Russian business activity taxes.
Depardieu’s first business projects in Saransk are already known. He will set up a Gerard Depardieu cultural centre that will be implementing all cultural and business projects of the movie star - in the sphere of cinematography, theatre and festivals. He will possibly open a restaurant or a small caf· that he promised to open during the previous trip to Mordovia, when local authorities took him to leading agricultural enterprises and the cheese dairy Sarmich, which produces quite good cheese on French equipment. Depardieu, who already has an experience of working in food industry, was touched and promised to open a restaurant “for common people” as he put it, with affordable prices.
Depardieu is registered as resident of Saransk in the apartment of relatives of his friend - director of the state film archive Gosfilmofond Nikolai Borodachev, - who agreed to help the actor settle all necessary legal formalities envisaged in Russia.