Date of birth July 21, 1950 Place of birth Bryansk region in 1971 graduated from the Tashkent Higher Tank Command School.
In 1982 - the Academy of Armored Forces.
In 1996 he graduated from the military
In the Central Group of Forces and the Carpathian Military District held positions from platoon leader to battalion commander
. After graduating from the Academy of Armored Forces in the Far East served as chief of staff of a tank regiment, the commander of a tank regiment, the chief of staff - a lock tank division, the chief training center in armor
In June 1993 he was appointed commander of 10 Panzer Division in the Western Group of Forces.
In 1996 he became chief of staff - first deputy commander of 67 Army Corps.
March 2, 2000 appointed commander of 67 Army Corps.
February 27, 2001 was appointed deputy commander of the North Caucasian Military District Emergency.
From May to September 2001 served as commander of the OGV.
In summer 2001, said that in Chechnya began a new security crackdown - to restore public confidence in the army.
October 5, 2001 appointed commander of the OGV in Chechnya. General Staff Academy.
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