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Ex-film star Bardot may seek Russian nationality

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Jan. 4, 2013, 4:47 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Reuters

A picture taken on September 27, 2007 shows French former actress Brigitte Bardot leaving the Elysee Palace in Paris. French cinema legend Brigitte Bardot threatened on January 4, 2012 to follow Gerard Depardieu to Russia unless two elephants under threat of being put down are granted a reprieve.
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PARIS - Former French screen goddess Brigitte Bardot on Friday threatened to follow Gerard Depardieu in asking for a Russian passport, in protest not at tax hikes, but at the treatment of two circus elephants.

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