Born Nov. 5, 1953 in Kazan, Russian.
In 1976 he graduated from the historical-philological faculty of the Kazan State University. V. I. Ulyanov, specializing in social studies teacher, a political scientist ". Candidate in Philosophy.
. In 1976 - 87 - graduate student, assistant and associate professor.
. Since 1987 - on party work.
. Elected deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Tatar Autonomous Republic.
. Since 1991 - the political columnist for The Republic of Tatarstan ", then - Executive Director of JSC" Biotechnology ".
. March 13, 1994 the by-election was elected to the State Duma of the first convocation.
. In the elections of December 17, 1995 elected a new member of the State Duma.
. From April 1997 - Deputy Group "Russia's regions.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. In the State Duma in January 2000 led by deputy group "Regions of Russia - Union of Independent Deputies.
. Colonel (2000).