Vyacheslav Polosin

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Ali Vyacheslav Polosin
Born Вячеслав Сергеевич Полосин
(1956-06-26) June 26, 1956 (age 61)
Moscow, Russia
Citizenship Russia Russia, Moscow
Occupation scholar
Known for Expert on Muslim-Christian Dialogue
Website http://www.islam.ru

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.

Ali 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 of Ali Polosin are translated into many languages.


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