Born January 14, 1961 in Kiev, Ukrainian.
He graduated from the Engineering Faculty of Economics of the Ufa Petroleum Institute. In 1984 he graduated from the graduate school of Bashkir State University. Ph.D. in Economics.
. In 1990 was elected a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Bashkir ASSR.
. He was a Board of Directors of JSC "Novoufimsky Refinery.
. Since March 1995 - Plenipotentiary Representative of President of the Republic of Bashkortostan in the Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly of the Republic.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the second convocation.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation on the ISI list.
. In the State Duma, January 18, 2000 entered the deputy group "Regions of Russia - Union of Independent Deputies, but on the same day moved into a faction Fatherland - All Russia (OVR)
. Deputy Chairman of. Member of the State Duma Committee on Federation Affairs and Regional Policy.
Married. Has one daughter.