Dr. Svetlana Markov is a brilliant Russian scientist. As the chief science officer and second in command to Colonel Sakolov, she helped to establish the Russian stargate program in Siberia. Dr. Markov had been absent from the base when a malfunction prevented the gate from disconnecting from the Water Planet, and everyone on the base was killed. She turned to the SGC for help to determine the cause of the disaster, and to shut down the gate.
Portrayed by: Marina Sirtis
Cross Reference: Russians, Russian Stargate, Water Beings, Water Planet
Episode Reference: Watergate