First Gérard Depardieu, now French actress Brigitte Bardot has threatened to apply for Russian nationality, but for an altogether different reason.
Russians have reacted with amusement, disbelief and a heavy dose of irony to news the Kremlin has granted citizenship to French actor Gérard Depardieu to solve his tax woes.
The French movie star Gérard Depardieu says he is "pleased" to be granted Russian citizenship after the actor threatened to leave France because of a proposed 75 percent tax on ...
As the United Nations’ peace envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, called for the formation of an interim government, France says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot be part of this ...
The French city of Strasbourg boasts the country’s oldest Christmas market, and has given itself the subtle title of “Capital of Christmas”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning against extremism in his country, as evidence emerges of the spread of radical Islam.
Europe’s richest man, LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, may see his application for Belgian nationality turned down. But there is better news for Gérard Depardieu.
This week Georgia says it will hold its first direct diplomatic talks with Russia, since 2008.
A top French chef has lost a book containing 20 years’ worth of recipes and a Russian colleague has offered a 10,000-euro reward for its recovery.
Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev has criticised France’s recognition of opposition rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria.