Mikhail Myasnikovich met with Steven Seagal

Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich met with the famous movie actor, producer, and special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Steven Seagal.

During the conversation, Mikhail Myasnikovich told the actor about the main activities of the Eurasian Economic Commission, emphasizing the important role of Eurasianism in strengthening not only economic, but also humanitarian, social and cultural relations between peoples in the Eurasian space, where Steven Seagal is now a figure of significance due to his extensive personal and professional experience and international popularity.

The Head of the EEC Board informed about the Eurasian Economic Forum held this year in Bishkek, where the heads of the EAEU Member States were offered the idea of establishing a Eurasian film academy and a film award.

In turn, Steven Seagal thanked Mikhail Myasnikovich for the warm welcome. He noted that he is very well familiar with all the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union, some of his ancestors came from this area. He expressed readiness to hold regular meetings, including to discuss possible assistance in working out the Commission's initiatives of mutual interest.

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Steven Frederic Seagal is credited as a producer of 49 films and a screenwriter of 14 films. He is also a film director, musician and aikido master.

In 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally handed Steven Seagal a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation. In 2019, Steven Seagal joined the Russian Geographical Society public association. Since 2018, he has been Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry special envoy and representative for Russian-USA humanitarian ties.

In 2016, he paid a visit to the Republic of Belarus, where he met with President Alexander Lukashenko.