Born June 24, 1952 in g. Salekhard Tyumen region, Russian.
. In 1974 he graduated from the Tyumen Industrial Institute, specializing in mechanical engineer, in 1991 - the Academy of Management in Moscow.
. In 1974 - 76 - vehicle maintenance mechanic, head of the convoy Salekhard airlines.
. Since 1976 - the Komsomol, 1986 - at the party work.
. Since 1987 - Chairman of the Surgut district administration.
. In 1989 was elected deputy of the USSR.
. In 1990 - 91 - Chairman of the Surgut district of the Council of People's Deputies.
. In 1992 - 94 - Deputy Head of Administration of the Tyumen region.
. On February 12, 1994 - and
. about. Head of Administration of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District.
. March 6, 1994 was elected to the Federation Council.
. In March 1994, lost the election in the Tyumen Regional Duma of the first convocation.
. On August 4, 1994 - Head of Administration of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region.
. Since January 1996 - Member of the Federation Council's position
. Member of the Federation Council on the Northern Territories and Indigenous Minorities.
. October 13, 1996, was elected Head of Administration of Yamalo-Nenets region.
. On June 26, 1998 - Member of the Board of Directors of RAO Gazprom.
. March 26, 2000 was re-elected governor.
. A Member of the Federation Council were confirmed April 19, 2000.
. Awarded the Order of Friendship (1997).
. State Prize Laureate (1998).
. He is married and has one son.