Sergey Markov

Why does Merkel need to visit Kremlin urgently?

Why does Merkel need to visit Kremlin urgently?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow, scheduled for January 11, will be a one-day trip, a spokesperson for the German embassy in Russia said. "The chancellor will arrive in Moscow for a one-day …

Trump impeached by U.S. House

Trump impeached by U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives approved both articles of U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment. A total of 230 congressmen voted in favor of accusing Trump of abuse of power, 197 - against, one …

Why does U.S. pull out of Open Skies Treaty?

Why does U.S. pull out of Open Skies Treaty?

The United States seeks to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty in order to hide violations and achieve military superiority, Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev said,. …

U.S. slow-walks Ukraine military aid

U.S. slow-walks Ukraine military aid

U.S. President Donald Trump is slow-walking $250 million in military assistance to Ukraine, Politico reported citing a senior administration official. According to the source, Trump asked his national security team to …

"International security system in deep crisis"

"International security system in deep crisis"

  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that the international security system is in deep crisis. "Unfortunately, we do not yet fully understand what measures and techniques can be …

What will change Pompeo's visit to Russia?

What will change Pompeo's visit to Russia?

The talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have started in Russia's Sochi. Opening talks with Pompeo, Lavrov said he expects to hammer out …

Trump proposes new disarmament idea to Russia and China

Trump proposes new disarmament idea to Russia and China

U.S. President Donald Trump lamented the amount of money that the United States, China and Russia spend on weapons production, and suggested that such money could be better spent elsewhere. At the meeting with Chinese …

What to expect from Ukraine’s runoff election?

What to expect from Ukraine’s runoff election?

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission has counted 60% of ballots, officially announcing that neither candidate will be able to win most votes in the first round. "There will be a runoff," Chairperson of the Central …

Mueller: no collusion between Trump and Kremlin

Mueller: no collusion between Trump and Kremlin

U.S. justice department special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded that  U.S. Donald Trump and his presidential campaign did not collude with Russia in an attempt to influence the 2016 election …

"Pashinyan's plan' not to bring 2008 back to Armenia

"Pashinyan's plan' not to bring 2008 back to Armenia

The volume of investments as indicated by the Armenian government program is extremely insufficient, the Prosperous Armenia Party PM Mikael Melkumyan said, commenting on the government program's economic part.