August 22, 1939 in Moscow. Grandad. Blagovolin
a physician members of the Soviet government.
In 1961 he graduated from the Faculty of Geography Moscow State University, specializing in Economic Geography ". Doctor of Economic Sciences, professor.
. Since 1961 works at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) Academy of Sciences.
. Since October 1991 - President of the Institute of National Security and Strategic Studies (INBSI).
. Since January 1995 working on ORTV
. After the murder of Vladislav Listyev was appointed 20 March 1995 General Director of JSC "Russia's Public Television" (ORTV).
. In September 1995, to address Blagovolin
and Boris Berezovsky's TV channel ORTV Program was terminated, Sergei Dorenko "Versions".
. September 16, 1997 resigned as general director ORTV
. Since July 1997 - President of Financial and Industrial Group Ltd. "Finprom.
On June 30, 1999 - Chairman of the Board of Directors TV Center Capital.
Academician, World Academy of Arts and Sciences. Member of the Academy of Natural Sciences.
. She writes poetry, loves to drive, watch the news on TV (believes that news programs have to look across all channels), as well as "good films".
. He is one of the biggest art collectors in Russia, has a collection of European level - from the original Russian artists of XIX - XX centuries
. to the Impressionists.
Fluent in English.
Contains the second marriage. The first wife - the daughter of film star 1930 - 40-ies. Zoya Fedorova - Victoria. Has one daughter.