Among the Europeans who have received Russian citizenship, leading the French, according to the Belgian newspaper "Le Soir", referring to the "Eurostat".
Russian citizens were: 4503 French, 4191 German, 1925 Finns and 1881 Italian. However, no indication of the period to which the data numbers.
This week Russian citizenship was a famous French actor Gerard Depardieu. On his desire to become a citizen of Russia has already informed and active French actress Brigitte Bardot zoozaschitnitsa.