Born July 25, 1947 in the Far East.
He graduated from the Ryazan Radio Engineering Institute and graduate of the Institute of Economics Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Ph.D. in Economics.
He worked at the factory accounting machines, the instrument factory.
From 1991 he taught at the Ryazan Institute of Education, was head of the Department of Economics. Associate.
First Secretary of the Ryazan Regional Committee of the Communist Party.
March 30, 1997 was elected to the Ryazan Regional Duma of the second convocation.
April 9, 1997 elected chairman of the Ryazan Regional Duma.
In the post became a member of the Federation Council of Russia. Powers recognized April 16, 1997.
. From April 1997 - Member of the Federation Council Committee on budget, tax policy, financial, currency and customs regulations, banking activities.
. In June 2000, spoke against Herman Gref's economic program, declaring that for this "horrible program and plan to eliminate the Federation Council.
. Author of more than 30 articles and books on economics.
. Chief editor of the Ryazan encyclopedia.
. Has two daughters.