Naumkin, head of Centre for Arab Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Oriental Studies is pictured in Moscow. 2018-06-06

Naumkin, head of Centre for Arab Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Oriental Studies is pictured in Moscow. 2018-06-06

Vitaly Naumkin, head of the Centre for Arab Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Oriental Studies, is pictured in Moscow, Russia, April 4, 2007. Photo: Reuters

June 6, 2018 5:15 PM (UTC+8)