Born December 3, 1949 Graduated from the Irkutsk Polytechnical Institute, engineer, chemical engineer.
His career began in 1969 with the post Assistant Operator.
Former deputy director of the factory "Angarsknefteorgsintez" on the economy, since 1990 - Director of JSC "Baikal".
In 1993 - State Duma deputy from Angarsk electoral district N 81, Irkutsk region. Was a member of the parliamentary group "New Regionalism".
Member of the Committee on Economic Policy.
23 February 1995 entered into a new parliamentary group "Duma - 96". The group of "Duma, 96 enrolled 23 people, mostly - the representatives of the regions were formerly part of the deputy group" New Regionalism ". In the proactive core consists Vladimir Bauer, Vladimir Kvasov, Viktor Mashinsky, Vyacheslav Smirnov, Yevgeny Gusarov and other. One of the developers of the draft law "On protection of economic interests of Russia in Foreign Trade. The bill was drafted and submitted for approval in accordance with the recommendations of parliamentary hearings on measures to protect the internal market of Russia on 21 February 1995. and the recommendations of parliamentary hearings on the principled position of Russia's accession to the GATT / WTO on 25 April 1995.
One of the leaders of the electoral bloc Blok independent ". With their support, running for the 1995 State Duma 6-th convocation of regional list block. Dossier on Mashinsky VL