Birth 1936. He graduated from the Kharkov Polytechnic Institute. VI. Lenin on a mechanical engineer. Member of the Federation Council of Federal Assembly (formed in January 1996). Member of the Federation Council Committee for the Commonwealth of Independent States. From 1960 to 1965. - Worked as an engineer-designer of the OKB heavy forging equipment, r. Kramatorsk; engineer assembly department Bratskgesstroy; master of the mounting area of the trust "Spetsgidroelektromontazh, r. Bratsk.
1965-1976 gg. - Worked at the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric station: Head of the project team, the deputy head and head assembly department Krasnoyarskgesstroya.
From 1976 to 1980. - Deputy Chief Engineer Krasnoyarskgesstroya on the construction of the Sayan-Shushenskaya GES.
From 1980-1982. - Secretary of Party Committee Krasnoyarskgesstroya.
1982-1985 he. - Second Secretary of the Party Committee Sayanogorsk.
From 1985 to 1988. Head of the Construction Department of the Khakassia Regional Committee of the CPSU.
In 1988 he was appointed first deputy chief of planning and economic management of the Khakassia Regional Executive Committee.
1990-1992,. - Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Khakassia.
Since February 1992. - Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Khakassia. Dossier on Smirnova EA