Born November 25, 1954 in the village Slautnoe Penzhinsk Area Koryak Autonomous Area. Russian.
. In 1980 he graduated from Annunciation Agricultural Institute, specializing in zoo.
. From 1980 to 1983 worked as a senior zootechnician agricultural management of the Koryak Autonomous Okrug.
. From 1983 to 1984 - the main livestock farm "Manila".
. From 1984 to 1996 - Director of the farm "Penzhinskij.
. In December 1993, unsuccessfully ran for the deputies of the Federation Council.
. In December 1995 he ran unsuccessfully for the State Duma.
. 17 November 1996 was elected to the Duma of Koryak Autonomous second convocation
. December 5, 1996, was elected chairman of the Duma of Koryak Autonomous Region.
Member of the Federation Council since January 1997. February 13, 1997 became a member of the Committee SF for the North and the small peoples. March 29, 2000 was introduced to the Board of SF on Rules and parliamentary procedure.
Married. He has three children.