"I wouldn't focus on either the predictability or unpredictability of each candidate, both of them are equally unpredictable," he said.
The political scientist further explained that during their election campaigns the main aim of a candidate is to win his electorate. Thus Russia should not delude itself: any US president is dependent on the people who sponsored his election campaign and who actually stand behind him.
"Financial-industrial, financial-economic and banking groups will pursue a very tough policy towards our country as they understand that they have already lost the economic war to China and are losing the political war to Russia," he told Sputnik.
"When coming to the polls, people usually vote on the subconscious level," he said.
But while stealing away staunchly democratic states, Trump faced some difficulties in places where he should have had a free run.
He cited Texas as an example, where the neck-and-neck race, which Trump eventually won, can only be put down to "people voting with their hearts, not their minds."
The same was true for a number of other key states, resulting in a total of 276 votes for the eventual winner from the republican party.