In a move that’s sure to stun the entertainment and political worlds alike, Russian President Vladimir Putin has just awarded action movie star Steven Seagal with a prestigious government honor – the Order of Friendship. That’s right, the man who brought us classics like “Under Siege” and “Marked for Death” is now officially a friend of Russia. We can only imagine what this will mean for Seagal’s future career prospects – maybe he’ll star in a reboot of “Red Dawn” alongside Putin himself. Join us as we try to make sense of this bizarre news and explore the unlikely world of Hollywood-Russian relations.

Putin bestows friendship award on actor Steven Seagal