Born October 24, 1955 in the village Yambultino Yantikovskij district of the Chuvash ASSR.
. In 1978 he graduated from the Faculty of mechanization of agricultural production Chuvash Agricultural Institute, specializing in mechanical engineer ", . then graduated from the Economics Faculty of the Moscow branch of the Cheboksary Cooperative Institute for the specialty of economist.,
. Worked as an engineer for the time-consuming processes in the association "Chuvashhmelprom, then chief mechanic, head of PMK trust" Chuvashspetshmelstroy, chief engineer of Commerce sbytochnoy base Ors NER Khimprom
. Then moved to the city administration.
From 1994 to 1996 - General Director of JSC "Novocheboksarskiy trading base.
In September 1996 he was appointed and. about. Mr. Mayor. Novocheboxarsk, then was elected mayor of the city. Elected a deputy city Legislative Assembly.
November 1, 1998 to re-election was elected to the State Council of the Chuvash Republic. February 14, 2000, was elected chairman of the State Council.
. A Member of the Federation Council were confirmed by March 29, 2000.