, a longtime Putin supporter and former lawmaker for the ruling United Russia party, wrote on social media after the summit that the Russian president had outplayed Trump in Helsinki "by a big margin", but added: "...In doing so he created a problem because he exposed his partner to fierce criticism in the United States." Putin should have given Trump the chance to tell US media that he had extracted concessions from him in a "giveaway game", staying focused on the longer-term goal of stabilising ties between Moscow and Washington, Markov said on his Facebook page.
(https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/09/putin-applauds-trump-win-and-hails-new-era-of-positive-ties-with-us?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.S.
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.
writing on the pro-Kremlin site Vzglyad.ru stated earlier today too that "the explosions are preparation for terrorist attacks on the Olympics and an attempt to provoke other countries to refuse to take part of the Sochi Olympic Games", and added about US Senator John McCain, "the Russian terrorists and radical opposition have found themselves in the same camp.
"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.
, 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.