Born May 23, 1941 in Moscow, Russian. Grandfather on his mother,. Affectionate - lawyer, bolshevik, commander of the Red Army, was shot by the Whites in 1919.
He began his career in 15 years. By Komsomol went to the Far East. He worked at a construction site, mine, mine, in Vladivostok twice elected District secretary of the Komsomol.
In 1966 he graduated from the Faculty of Journalism, Far Eastern State University (DSU) in Vladivostok. He studied at the Leningrad State University, Moscow Institute of Law. Candidate of historical sciences.
Was in the teaching profession in positions from assistant to associate. He was Dean of the Faculty of DSU, then Associate Professor of Theory and practice of party-Soviet press, the faculty of journalism of Moscow State University (MSU) of M. V. University.
From 1961 - Correspondent, Head of Department of the Far Eastern papers, special correspondent of Komsomolskaya Pravda. Managing Editor, deputy editor and chief editor of "Contemporary", "Literature," "Art". Founder and chief editor of "The All-Russia news.
. July 1991 - co-publisher and editor in chief of the Legal Gazette.
. Member of the Moscow organization of the Union of Lawyers.
. In December 1993, was elected to the State Duma of the first convocation.
. December 17, 1995 was re-elected to the State Duma.
. In the 1996 presidential election was a confidant of Vladimir Zhirinovsky.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. A member of the Writers 'Union of Russia, a board member of the Writers' Union of Russia.
. Author of 8 books published in Russia and abroad.
. Has one daughter.