FIDE President congratulates Stephen Seagal on his birthday

On 13 April, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited the celebration of the birthday of Stephen Seagal that took place in one of the Moscow restaurants. A brilliant film actor was born on 10 April but the celebration was postponed till Friday the 13th. The actor’s best friends joined the event: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Boris Rotenberg, Viktor Drobysh and others.

Master of Aikido and the most famous Buddhist of Hollywood Stephen Seagal first visited Kalmykia in 2007 at the invitation of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who at that time was the president of the republic.

In the chess town of Chess City, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Stephen Seagal played a game of chess. According to Segal, the president of FIDE Ilyumzhinov was most forgiving player. At the same time, as a sign of respect and recognition of Seagal's merits, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov signed a decree on conferring the title of Honorary Citizen of Kalmykia on the famous American actor.
At the meeting on 13 April, Stephen Segal warmly recalled his visit to Elista and conveyed his best wishes to people of Kalmykia. In addition, the actor pleased his friends with episodes from his new film, which was recently made in Thailand and Vietnam.