Born January 6, 1948 in g. Naryan-Mar Arkhangelsk region, Russian.
In 1969 he graduated from the Riga Air Technical School of Civil Aviation. He graduated from the Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation and Sverdlovsk Higher Party School. He graduated from the Academy of National Economy under the RF Government.
. From April 1969 - Radio Technician Salekhard united squadron of Tyumen Civil Aviation.
. Since May 1973 - the Komsomol and party work.
. In October 1991, moved to the trust "Nadymstroygaz, becoming deputy manager of the trust for life and personnel.
. From January 1992 to July 1993 - Deputy Manager of the trust "Yamalstroygazdobycha" at home and staff.
. From June 1993 to 1996 - Director of the Mission of Gazprom in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area (r
. Elected a deputy of the District Council.
. 12 December 1993 was elected to the Federation Council of Russia.
. In spring 1996 he was elected deputy and chairman of the State Duma of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District.
. On June 5, 1996 - Member of the Federation Council of the Yamalo-Nenets region in the post.
. In December 1997, was elected deputy of the Tyumen Regional Duma, then its chairman.
. He was awarded the medal "For development of mineral resources and development of oil and gas complex of Western Siberia"
. In January 1998, was awarded the Order of Friendship.
He is fond of hunting, fishing, gathering berries and mushrooms, gardening.
Married. Has two children. Wife - KOREPANOVA
Afanasyevna Tamara (1947). Son, Igor (1971), daughter of Catherine (1981).