Sergey Markov

Historic Putin-Trump summit starts in Helsinki

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump have started bilateral negotiations in the Helsinki’s presidential palace. The meeting began nearly an hour later than planned. …

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Date and venue of Putin-Trump meeting revealed

The summit of Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will be held in Helsinki on July 16, the Kremlin press service said today. "Under the agreement, the meeting between Russian …

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US senators coming to Moscow

A group of US senators will visit Russia soon, Russian State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky confirmed. According to him, State Duma members are ready to meet with American senators during their …

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Russia imposes counter-sanctions regime

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on countermeasures against unfriendly actions of the United States and other foreign countries. The document was posted on the official Internet portal of legal information. …

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Medvedev to head Russian government

Russian President Vladimir Putin put forward Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister, the Kremlin said in a statement on its website. Medvedev, who had been prime minister since 2012, resigned …

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"What was done against Putin worked to his favor"

75.67% of the votes cast for the incumbent president Vladimir Putin at the yesterday's presidential election with a turnout of 67.5% (which means 51% of all eligible citizens) mean the consolidation of Russians in response to external …

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London declares diplomatic war on Russia

The United Kingdom will expel 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning case of former Russian spy Sergey Skripal, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said. May told parliament that Britain would also freeze …

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Russians have 8 presidential candidates

Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has concluded the registration of presidential candidates: a total of eight people have been granted the right to stand in the election, the chief of Russia’s CEC Ella Pamfilova …

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Everyone included in 'Kremlin report'

The U.S. Treasury Department has released "Kremlin report" - the list of Russians who are potential targets for future U.S. sanctions. The list has the names of 114 senior politicians and members of the Russian leadership, as well …

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Kiev legitimizes war against Donbass

Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted the so-called law on Donbass reintegration today. The document classifies the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics as "occupied territories," labels Russia an …

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Sergei Markov: "Adaptation is main idea of 9th Gaidar Forum"

The 9th Gaidar Forum is being held at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow. The key theme of the forum - 'Russia and the World: goals and virtues'. The director of the Institute of Political Studies Sergei Markov told Vestnik Kavkaza about the issues to be discussed at the forum.

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Crisis 'strengthens' happiness of Russian people

Russian people have adapted to the new economic conditions and are even happier than before the crisis, according to the results of the poll, conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). "The index of happiness …

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 Armenia take an umbrage at PABSEC

The 50th Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) was held in Kiev on November, 28-30, 2017, was marked by several scandals. First, Ukraine did not invite Russian parliamentarians to the PABSEC, and …

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