Actor Steven Seagal recently joined Russia's A Just Russia - Patriots - For Truth party where he will focus on environmental issues.
Seagal and Putin have been close friends for years, and in 2018 the Russian leader tasked the actor with improving ties between Moscow and Washington.
The Hollywood star met Nicolás Maduro, whose country is subject to Western sanctions over a disputed election.
Multiple women have accused Steven Seagal of sexual harassment, assault and rape, allegations he denies.
Russia governed Alaska and patches of the Pacific coast as a colonial power and Moscow wants the actor to highlight Moscow's "legacy."
Bitcoiin brand ambassador Steven Seagal was granted Russian citizenship by Putin in 2016.
The martial arts actor said frequent visits to Russia would suit him.
Seagal, a friend of Putin, has a "big creative palette," according to Nikita Mikhalkov.