Vyacheslav Polosin

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Ali Vyacheslav Polosin
Vyaçeslav Polosin in 2014
Вячеслав Сергеевич Полосин (Vyacheslav Sergeevich Polosin)

(1956-06-26) June 26, 1956 (age 67)
CitizenshipRussia Russia, Moscow
Known forExpert on Muslim-Christian Dialogue

Ali Vyacheslav Polosin (Russian: Али Вячеслав Полосин) is a Russian Muslim academic who converted to Islam in 1999.[1] He is a former priest of the Russian Orthodox Church.


He was born in 1956 in Moscow, Russia. Studied Philosophy at Moscow State University.

  • 1983-1999 served as priest in Russian Orthodox Church.
  • 1990-1993 served as Member of Russia's Parliament.

Polosin is an Islamic scholar and an expert on interfaith dialogue and Muslim-Christian relations who is currently Director of Moscow-based Al Wasatiya Center for interfaith dialogue.[2]


Books and articles written by Polosin have been translated into many languages.


  1. ^ "Ali Polosin - My journey to Islam". Archived from the original on 2011-08-23. Retrieved 2011-07-09.
  2. ^ "Али Полосин стал директором российского центра «Аль-васатыйи»". Archived from the original on 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2011-07-09.

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