Born June 6, 1948 in the village of New Demkin Penza region. Russian.
. Graduated from the Penza Agricultural Institute.
. From 1967 he held various positions in the collective and state farms of the Penza region.
. Since 1973 - at the party work.
. Until 1989 was the first secretary Tamalinskogo District Party Committee.
. Since 1991 - deputy general manager of the "Penza".
. From April 1993 - Head of Administration Pachelma district, deputy head of administration of the Penza region
. Later he became the first deputy head of the regional administration.
. In 1994 was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Penza region.
. February 11, 1994 elected chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Penza region.
. Member of the Federation Council of the second convocation.
. 7 December 1997 was elected to the Provincial Legislature of the second convocation.
. December 10, 1997 the newly elected chairman of the Legislative Assembly.
. A Member of the Federation Council confirmed on Dec. 24, 1997.
. October 14, 1998 signed an address to the Federation Council to the President of B
. N. Yeltsin, demanding a voluntary resignation.