Italian princess, conspiracy theorists and Steven Seagal: meet Russia’s friends overseas
‘I am 100% Russophile’ declares US actor at meeting of International Movement of Russophiles in Moscow
Who are Russia’s friends abroad now? Judging by a recent congress of the International Movement of Russophiles, an event put together by conservative activists and held with great fanfare at a glass-enclosed hall at the Pushkin State Museum in Moscow, the answer is political marginals and conspiracy theorists.
Among them were the contentious American actor Steven Seagal, a grandson of Charles de Gaulle, and an Italian princess and scholar known for her Tolkien translations who fears European boys are being encouraged to marry their cows.Continue reading…