Date of Birth: January 3, 1940. Town Khislavichi Tambov region. In 1962 he graduated from the Belarusian Institute of Transportation Engineers, and in 1980 - Academy of National Economy under the USSR Council.
In 1981. became a candidate of economic sciences, with a thesis on the theme "Managing the social development of labor collectives in the Far North (in the field of transport construction)".
Member of the Russia Academy of Transport.
From 1962 to 1964 - Senior Master, from 1964 to 1966 - Senior Superintendent, from 1966 to 1967 - Chief Engineer, from 1967 to 1969 - Head of Building Control N302 city of Yaroslavl.
In the years 1969-1970 - Deputy Managing trust in Gortransstroy g.Gorky (now - Nizhny Novgorod).
From 1970 to 1972 - chief engineer of the trust Gortransstroy.
From 1972 to 1978 - head of the construction Pecherstroy, g.Pechora Komi.
In 1978-1980 he studied at the Academy of National Economy (ANE) with the Council of Ministers of the USSR.
From 1980 to 1990 - deputy head Glavstroy USSR, First Deputy Chief Glavstroy USSR, Deputy Minister of Transport Construction of the USSR, the head of the USSR Glavstroy.
In 1990, he served as Head Ways of Communication Production and Construction Association "Bamtransstroy, g.Tynda.
He was a member of the Communist Party from 1967 until its ban in 1991.
From 1975 to 1980 was a deputy of the Supreme Council of the Komi.
In 1990 he was elected people's deputy of RSFSR Pribaikalsky territorial election district N90, Buryatia.
From 1990 to 1992 - Chairman of the Committee of the Supreme Council of Russia for Construction, Architecture and Housing and Communal Services.
In January 1992 he was appointed chairman of the State Committee of Russia for the construction and architecture.
From 27 June 1994. until 17 March 1997. Minister of Construction, Russia.
Since March 1997. - Chairman of the State Committee on Housing and building policy. Dossier on Basin EV