Gerard Depardieu gets offer
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MOSCOW -- Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who has waged a battle against a proposed super-tax on millionaires in his native country, has been granted Russian citizenship.
A brief announcement on the Kremlin website revealed that President Vladimir Putin signed the citizenship grant Thursday.
A representative for the former Oscar nominee declined to say whether he had accepted the offer.
First Published January 4, 2013 12:00 am