Sergey Markov

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Experts: Europe needs Turkish Stream

The resumption of the Turkish stream project worries the European Commission, not the EU countries, because the pipeline will be very useful for the EU countries, Russian experts Igor Yushkov and Sergey Markov said, speaking to …

 Emergency in Istanbul: cleansing of putschists is underway

The Turkish authorities have introduced a state of emergency in Istanbul. They also deployed additional 1800 of police special forces in the city from neighbouring provinces. The officers have taken up positions in critical facilities and were …

 Moscow and Karelia mourn victims of Syamozero tragedy

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has declared June 20 a day of mourning in the capital in connection with the death of Moscow children in Karelia. "In connection with the tragedy in Karelia June 20 will be declared a day of mourning in Moscow," he wrote on his Twitter page yesterday. June 20 has been declared a day of mourning in Karelia as well. According to preliminary investigation data, on 18 June, the children in Park-Hotel Syamozero summer camp were out in rafts on a lake despite a storm warning in the Pryazha region. There were 47 children between the ages of 12 and 15 from Moscow and St. Petersburg accompanied by four adult instructors on board. The boats overturned and sank due to the storm. As a result, 14 children died, all the adults survived.

Baku ready to reconcile Ankara and Moscow

The President's Aide for Public and Political Affairs, Ali Hasanov, said that Baku is ready to contribute to the improvement of relations between Russia and Turkey. He stressed that the tensions between Moscow and Ankara cannot but …

Markov, Shevchenko: Vienna meeting is a step towards peace in Karabakh

The resumption of the negotiation process on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which took place at yesterday's meeting between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, mediated by the foreign ministers of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries, is very important itself, but in order to achieve a real progress it is necessary to launch a regular dialogue between the parties in the conflict with support of international mediators. That was stressed by Russian political experts Sergei Markov and Maxim Shevchenko in an interview with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, while commenting on the results of the meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan.

Yerevan leave peace talks on Karabakh

The war in Karabakh can break out at any moment with renewed force and and there’s little prospect of talks to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, therefore Armenia will not resume peace talks, the Armenian President Serzh …