Gérard Depardieu gets 5-year ban on entry to Ukraine

29/07/2015 14:20

Gérard Depardieu gets 5-year ban on entry to Ukraine


Renowned French actor Gérard Depardieu, who has been granted Russian citizenship and is known for his anti-Ukrainian statements, has been banned entry to Ukraine for five years. 

UNIAN news agency reported the aforementioned citing the spokesperson of the Security Service of Ukraine, Elena Gitlyanskaya.

On July 22-, a group of Ukrainian social activists had submitted to the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine a list comprising 567 names, and demanded that an entry ban to Ukraine be set for them. Depardieu is also on this list.


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