Written in Mordovia, Depardieu does not receive a pension, but pays taxes

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in fotoboeken Gerard Depardieu. Archival photoWritten in Mordovia, Depardieu does not receive a pension, but pays taxes© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

Got a Russian passport and registered in Saransk French actor Gerard Depardieu receives a pension, but they pay taxes, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the head of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov.

«Does not receive (a pension). But pays taxes on income earned in Russia. While it is a small amount, and taxes too little,» said Volkov, answering a question, whether established in Saransk Depardieu retirement.

The President of the Russian Federation of January 1, 2013 signed a decree granting Russian citizenship to French actor Gerard Depardieu, who has retained French nationality. Later, the actor permanently residing outside of Russia, received a residence permit in Saransk. Depardieu 69 years.

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