Sergei Markov

Markov, Sergei Leonidovich


Born July 7(19), 1878; died June 12, 1918, in Shablievka station, now in Sal’sk Raion, Rostov Oblast. White Guard military figure; lieutenant general (1917). Son of dvorian’e (nobility or gentry).

Markov graduated from the Academy of the General Staff in 1904. He took part in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05, served on the General Staff from 1908 until 1911, and then taught at the Academy of the General Staff. During World War I he held staff positions. In April 1917 he became second quarter-master general of the staff of the supreme commander, and in June he became chief of staff of the Western Front and in August chief of staff of the Southwestern Front under General A. I. Denikin. He was arrested for participating in the Kornilov mutiny, but in November 1917 he fled across the Don and took part in forming the Volunteer Army. He commanded the army’s 3rd Officers Regiment (February-May 1918) and the 1st Infantry Division (from June). He was killed in battle. In the Volunteer Army both the 1st Officers Regiment and later the 1st Infantry Division were named after Markov.

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CMP=share_btn_tw) The Guardian quoted Sergei Markov as saying "maybe we helped a bit with WikiLeaks" while at the same time denying Russia had interfered with the U.
Pour le politologue Sergei Markov, cet assassinat profite aussi a Kiev travaillant a la destabilisation du Kremlin dans le collimateur de [beaucoup moins que] l'ami [beaucoup plus grand que] de Petro Porochenko, appelant quelques jours avant de tomber sous les balles criminelles, a une marche dans la capitale pour denoncer [beaucoup moins que] l'agression de Vladimir Poutine [beaucoup plus grand que] contre l'Ukraine.
Another leading Russian scholar, Sergei Markov, who said that he is Putin's messenger on Middle Eastern issues, argued that Russia made progress during Putin's era, since he taught the people what democracy is.
Sergei Markov writing on the pro-Kremlin site Vzglyad.
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Two Russians and an Italian were kidnapped on the road linking Tartus to Homs," the spokesman of the Russian embassy in Damascus Sergei Markov told state television.
But Sergei Markov, a university vice president and former lawmaker with Putin's party, predicted Russiawould also veto the new Western-Arab resolution if its call for Assad to give up power remains.
Duma deputy Sergei Markov declared this week that ''some forces in the West'' are trying to stop ''Putin from becoming president again'' by funding democracy groups.
MOSCOW, SANA_ Russian Duma Deputy Sergei Markov said undermining stability in Syria, which is the key of stability in the Middle East, will inflame the region as a whole, warning that there is a dangerous geopolitical game in Syria played by some parties.
Sergei Markov, a Russian lawmaker and member of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ruling United Russia party, agreed: "They want to extract information from him.
United Russia MP Sergei Markov said: "Anna's got good chances to win.
Sergei Markov, director of the Political Studies Institute in Moscow said this Aoconfirmed that the Russian governmentAAEs position on Sutyagin case was correct and that human rights campaigners who rose to his defense were wrong.