Vitaly Naumkin

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President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member.

RIAC member.

Graduated from the Institute of Oriental Languages of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU).

Doctor of Sciences (History), professor.

Researcher at the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies for many years. In 2009, was appointed its director.

Professor of MSU, chair of the Faculty of Global Politics.

Actively involved in the peace settlement process in Tajikistan and around Nagorny Karabakh.

Since 2005, Russian representative in the High Level Group established to bridge the gap in understanding between Western and Eastern civilizations.

President of the Moscow International Centre for Strategic and Political Studies, member of the Scientific Council of the RF Security Council.

Member of the British Society for Middle Eastern studies.

Editor-in-chief of the Vostok-ORIENS journal.

Author of many monographs and academic articles.

Academic focus: evolution of contemporary Islamic movements, ethnography of South Arabia, conflicts in the CIS countries.

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Member Comments

2883
8 October 2020
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Will the Fire of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict Spread to the Middle East?
601
17 February 2020
Vasily Kuznetsov

PhD in History, Director, Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, RIAC Member

Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

A New Security Architecture for the Middle East?
568
15 December 2019
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Don’t Let START Stop
5548
17 October 2018
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

The Middle East: Birth Pains of a New World Order?
3806
7 June 2018
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Moscow has long urged for organizing a top-level meeting between Palestinians and Israelis in Russia
5296
1 February 2018
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Syrian National Dialogue Congress as a Unique Event of Russian Peacekeeping
3877
25 December 2017
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Pandora's Box of Federalization
4031
11 January 2017
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Middle East-2016
1529
9 January 2017
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Diplomatic and military victories play key role in settling Syrian crisis
2586
9 January 2017
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Two Parallel Talks on Syria Settlement Might Be Held in Astana
3634
2 December 2016
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

'Identity Crisis': New Balance of Power Emerges in Middle East
1808
1 November 2016
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Analyst says Russian air strikes in Syria cause 70% slump in militants’ oil trafficking
2527
28 October 2016
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Chinese capital Syria will have no chance to rebuild
2171
11 February 2016
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

What's next for Syria?
1922
9 February 2016
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia may use Alloush’s participation in Syria peace talks as bargaining chip
2020
30 September 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Broad coalition against Islamic State hardly possible now
2574
20 August 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Moscow's revolving door of Arab monarchs, Syrian opposition
1210
4 June 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia mulls strategy to solve Syrian conflict
3330
26 April 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

The Kremlin's unexpected decisions
1214
21 January 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Moscow prepares for meeting of Syrian leaders
2912
14 January 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Are there any prospects for Moscow-Libya cooperation?
2338
8 January 2015
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia and the Kurds
1200
2 December 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

In latest peace plans for Syria, Assad can stay
1897
1 December 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia's Middle East policy after the G-20 summit
2291
24 October 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

US-Russia cooperation needed in IS fight
1375
9 October 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

How US airstrikes are affecting Moscow's Syria policy
1399
1 October 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Moscow backs fight against IS... to an extent
1843
12 September 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia fears the eastward spread of 'jihadist cancer'
2174
9 September 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia focuses on eliminating Middle East terrorist threat
1841
29 August 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia keeps eye on Islamic State
2155
20 August 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

I do believe that we can overcome our disagreements over the Ukrainian crisis
1419
13 August 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia, Egypt draw closer
1791
25 July 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Moscow treads lightly in Gaza
2339
15 July 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

The future of Afghanistan after elections: Predictable uncertainty
1688
24 June 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Putin brings China into Middle East strategy
1211
3 June 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia, Turkey agree on Gulen
3006
24 April 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Ethnicity and Violence in the Modern World: the Case of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
1462
22 April 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia-US crisis may soon spread to Near East
2557
13 March 2014
Vitaly Naumkin

President of the RAS Institute for Oriental Studies, RAS Full Member, RIAC member

Russia manages Turkey, Crimean Tatars in Ukraine

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