Date of birth: 18 September 1932.
Place of Birth: Leningrad
Education: Educated in orphanage. He graduated from night school, vocational school.
Diploma of Higher Education has received correspondence.
Marital status: Married, one son
He worked as a mechanic at the shipyard in Kaliningrad. Because of misunderstandings with the authorities on Stalin's decree was in the camp. After military service came to g.Kiselevsk (Kuzbass).
Since the summer of 1989. to 24 October 1989. led the strike committee of miners in Kuzbass.
As general director of 'Kuzbassobuv', in his letter to the Politburo on the eve of XXVII Congress advised LI. Brezhnev resign. 'You think too long before you say something, and still more to do. If there happen to a critical situation, you will not be able to respond adequately '- explained Avaliani
(General newspaper, Moscow, May, 1999)
. At 28 Congress of the CPSU was nominated for the post of secretary general, competing with Mikhail Gorbachev (collected about 500 votes)
In 1991. was a trustee of the presidential candidate of Vadim Bakatin.
In February 1992, Mr.. was a member of the Organizing Committee on preparation and holding of the Extraordinary Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR.
He was a member of the Organizing Committee of the CPSU Central Committee, elected member of the Council and the Political Executive of the Union of Communist Parties - CPSU.
He was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the RSFSR (old), a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Workers Party of Russia. Entered the Communist Party of Russia (new).
He was a member of the Inter-regional group of deputies, then - in a group of deputies 'Union'.
In 1995. put forward his candidacy for the State Duma of the Kemerovo.
In December 1996, Mr.. spoke at the plenum of the Communist Party severely criticized Gennady Zyuganov.
In April 1998, Mr.. released from the post of Regional Secretary, expelled from the Communist Party.
In February 1999, Mr.. elected the first secretary of the Kemerovo regional committee of the Communist Party. After less than 2-year Communist Party got rid of its leader.
He headed the opposition governor of the Kemerovo Tuleyev A.G.
In 2000. ran for the State Duma for a second time from the 210 th District (St. Petersburg).
In November 2000, Mr.. launched together with Oleg Shein to the State Duma of the so-called union version of the Labor Code.
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