Born April 18, 1941.
. He graduated from the Ivanovo Power Engineering Institute, specializing in "electrical engineer" and Gorky Higher Party School, specializing in political science.
. Worked as an electrician to senior engineer substation.
. Since 1979 - on party work.
. In 1987 - 96 - Chairman of the Executive Committee, then - head of administration of the Ivanovo region.
. In 1994 was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ivanovo region, and February 9, 1996, became its chairman.
. Member of the Federation Council of the second convocation
. A Member of the Federation Council accepted February 22, 1996. Member of the Federation Council on International Affairs from March 20, 1996.
. December 1, 1996 elected as new members of the Legislative Assembly, and December 11, 1996 re-elected its chairman.
. A Member of the Federation Council confirmed on Dec. 25, 1996.
. He is married and has two sons.