Alexei Vassiliev

Alexei Vassiliev is an eminent Russian scholar and writer whose professional career has focused on the Arab world. He was the Middle East correspondent for Pravda for ten years. He is currently Director of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Author location: Moscow, Russia Alexei Vassiliev is Director of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. His books include the critically acclaimed The History of Saudi Arabia, winner of the...See more