Monday, August 18, 2014

Steven Seagal spurns U.S. sanctions to play music gig in Crimea

There is little debate over which elected President Steven Seagal holds in higher esteem between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, and which one he has greater respect for in what they are trying to accomplish on the world stage.  So it is not surprising that on Aug. 9, Seagal and his touring Blues band chose to stick a middle finger at President Obama and the U.S. imposed sanctions in Ukraine by playing a gig in the Crimean city of Sevastopal to honor their annual biker’s festival.

Crimea of course is the province Russia co-opted and helped turn into a sovereign country after the Western led coup helped overthrow the formerly Russian friendly elected government.
Hollywood actor and singer Steven Seagal has played a gig in the Crimean city of Sevastopol in defiance of international sanctions against Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula last March.

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