SERGEY NICKOLAYEVICH PLEKHANOV,
Chairman of Comission for International Liasons of Writers' Union (Moscow)
Member of Russian Palestinian Society
Born 15.08.1949 in Sverdlovsk , Russian Federation
Graduated from Moscow Institute of International Relations (1972) and Institute of Literature (1978)
Author of 11 books (political biographies, science fiction) published from 1984 to 2009.
Among them novels on Russian historical figures:
Biographies of :
- Saddam Hussein, president of Iraq (“Blood on the Sand”, 2007);
- Aga-Khan IV, imam of shia Ismaili sect (“Open palm”, 2006);
- Qaboos bin Said, sultan of Oman (“A Reformer on the Throne”, 2003, published in Russian, Arabic, English, Urdu; German, Japanese and French to come soon);
From the end of the 90th Sergey Plekhanov has been writing on problems of modern Islamic societies. He published a number of articles on present-day political regime and religious situation in Iraq, Yemen, Brunei and on problems of Islam communities in Tajikistan, Kenya, Tanzania. He also wrote a number of articles dedicated to the traditional religions of the Orient, Africa and religious relicts of ancient Mesopotamia, Arabian peninsula and Tibet.
Author of two articles on Emir of Qatar, published during HH’s first visit to Russia (2001) in leading Russian political news-papers (“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” and “Nezavisimaya Gazeta”)
“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is most interested in publishing an interview with HH the Emir, if one is granted.
Sergey Plekhanov is an author of a documentary “Different Faces of Democracy”, dedicated to Arabic traditional society and political structure (2007). Analist of a Russian State Channel broadcasting in the Arab countries Russiía Al Yaum.