Russia’s Ministry of Health has posted photos of the former US actor Steven Seagal visiting victims of the Islamic State terrorist attack on Crocus City Hall at the Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center in Moscow on Thursday.

Seagal, who was granted Russian citizenship in November 2016 and who once called Vladimir Putin “one of the great living world leaders,” said, “What happened was a terrible tragedy that should not have happened.”

The 71-year-old actor thanked the three wounded Muscovites for “their courage and perseverance” before saying “I think that Russia will serve as an example and let the world understand that you can’t just do this to any people and go unpunished.”

He later said of his visit: “I thank the doctors for the prompt work they are doing, I am glad to see that the patients are feeling well and are recovering.”

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Seagal, was appointed as Russia’s Special Representative for Russia-US Cultural Links, Cultural and Historical Heritage in 2018. He continues to be an outspoken supporter of the annexation of Crimea and Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine.

While a photograph published last week showed Putin apparently lighting a candle for the victims in a Moscow church, he has otherwise shown no intention of visiting the scene of the massacre or meeting with any of the wounded and injured survivors or relatives of those who were killed.

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When asked if the Russian leader planned any such meetings, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov merely said: “If any contacts are necessary, we will inform you accordingly.”

Peskov also said that Putin did not currently plan to visit the Crocus City concert hall, while rescue workers continue to search beneath the rubble for bodies.

He said: “In these days it would be completely inappropriate to carry out any fact-finding trips because this would simply interfere with the work of the rescuers.”

Despite spokespersons for ISIS having said that its jihadists were responsible for the attack several times since Friday’s events, Putin and Russian officials are still pushing the claims that Ukraine and Western intelligence agencies were somehow involved.

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Moscow has also expressed confidence in the ability of the country’s security services to safeguard the capital and its people in the face of growing numbers of questions as to how the massacre was not prevented.

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Jimmy
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Wasn't that KGB security detail also at Krocus as it was being attacked wearing the same navy blue sweater? I swear he was inside. I think the KGB planned the massacre and let it happen.

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Mark Rockford
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Seagal is a joke, just YouTube search him, and see all the stories that come up from actors that have worked with him. He is an incredibly insecure person, and is not very intelligent. He’s a loser who had to become a traitor to find any acceptance.

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LM
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Mediocre actor at best is a compliment for Seagal. Likes to slap his women around

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SEGAL MAY YOU ROT AWAY IN RUSSIA FOR THE REST OF YOUR WORTHLESS LIFE
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Segal should not be allowed entry into any NATO member country. Let him rot in Russia for the rest of his worthless life.

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John
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It's got to gnaw on trolls morale to hate everything about the site, but have to come back each day and read more about things getting worse in big ole backwards russia.

It can barely keep a plane the air or ship floating these days it seems. Then there's the constant news of death and destruction of masses of russian ground forces (~450K???) from awesome Ukraine forces, then the news of the all the even better western weapons they keep getting, the news of the rest of the world ramping up punitive measures and further isolation of russians, the domestic bungling of security inside russia, diminishing freedoms...it goes on and on. 



Maybe the trolls will get conscripted? Oh my that must be worrying of them! What then?

Lots of trolls on edge thinking about that.

Will they get shot by Russian commanders for refusing a suicide run? Shot by the ever talented Ukrainians? Shot as they retreat by putin's Chechnyan rear guard, or maybe shot by ISIS?



And it’s only getting worse for russia. Supply chain collapse; remaining trade partners refusing rubles; economic collapse, regime collapse and subsequent civil war.

Ukraine will not be abandoned..Russia will be.

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Edmilson Almendra
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Maybe Steven Segal should try restarting a new life in the US! Don't you think he would be worshipped??

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DB
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WOW ! FAGGOT PUTIN WON'T EVEN VISIT THE SITE OF CROCUS HALL !!! - HIS OWN PEOPLE HAVING BEEN SLAUGHTERED !! RUSSIANS / FELLOW HUMAN CITIZENS, THIS HORRIBLE BEING DOES NOT CARE ONE IOTA ABOUT YOU / US / ANYONE !!!!! WAKE UP !!!!!

CGE
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@DB, Briben would do the same had it happened in USA

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David Steel
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Imagine it.

You've just been shot up and then this asshole shows up.

Jack Griffen
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@David Steel, 😁 yep these orcs are all actors. Just point a camera in their direction, and the kremlin comrades turn into hero propogandist.

Litterly Everybody Else
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@Jacqueline Freggin, where was Rheinhardt Wilheim when your name was changed again
Lee and Custer hunt you down on your wounded knees

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DB
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@Jack Griffen, you are right sir ! I think if I was in combat, I would trust you by my side.. We have differences, but we are joined in our mutual hate of the evil orcs !! Glory to Ukraine !!!!!👍

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John
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My goodness what is that on his head and could this traitor to his original nation look any more villainous?

We often forget that as labourers and consumer that we are the engine that drives our economy. We are the base propping up those at the top of the pyramid. In this era of emotion manipulating false news and all too often despot leadership lies, our schools should really be teaching the future generations how to make more fact based, meaningful information vetting and consumption decisions.

One of the lessons now to be re-learnt is to stop supporting bad behaviour. Stop supporting the media that encourages bad behaviour while enriching those who work against a just society's best interests. Steven Seagull is at best a useful idiot in attempting to whitewashing putins' evil, or like most narcissists, his concern for anyone's well being other than himself.

It may not matter in the upper levels of free flowing kleptocracy money like the Kremlin, but the thought putins' buddy Steven would receive a royalty or stipend from the citizens of the allied democracies putin undermines; that just sits wrong with me. I will not buy his products; I won't watch his shows. No western royalties for Steven Seagal.

DB
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@John, YOU ARE A LIFELINE SIR !!!!!!!

CGE
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@DB, get a room! You can kiss Troll John’s ass in private.

John
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@CGE,

It's got to gnaw your morale to hate everything about the site, but have to come back each day and read more about things getting worse in big ole backwards russia. It can barely keep a plane the air or ship floating these days it seems. Then there's the constant news of death and destruction of masses of russian ground forces (~450K???) from awesome Ukraine forces, then the news of the all the even better western weapons they keep getting, the news of the rest of the world ramping up punitive measures and further isolation of russians, the domestic bungling of security inside russia, diminishing freedoms...it goes on and on.

Maybe you will get conscripted? Oh my! What then?

Lots of trolls on edge thinking about that. Will they get shot by Russian commanders for refusing a suicide run? Shot by the ever talented Ukrainians? Shot as they retreat by putin's Chechnyan rear guard, or maybe shot by ISIS?

And its only getting worse for russia. Supply chain collapse; remaining trade partners refusing rubles; economic collapse, regime collapse and subsequent civil war. Ukraine will not be abandoned..Russia will be.

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DB
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@CGE, PISS OFF BACK TO RUSSIA YOU FAGGOT LOL !!!!

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littelry everybody else
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double faced third rang susjet
he supports "free Tibet", but on the other hand he supports "oppress and kill Ukraine"
he is frequently named in "me too"

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