Born April 19, 1939 in the village Drabovo Drabovskogo region, Cherkasy region of the Ukrainian SSR.
. In 1960 he graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic Institute, then - the Academy of Social Sciences under the CPSU Central Committee.
. From 1960 to 1967 - an engineer, foreman, chief engineer, chief engineer of the Sumy regeneratnogo plant from 1967 to 1973 - Director of the plant.
. From 1973 to 1986 - at the party work.
. In 1986 - 89 - Minister for the production of mineral fertilizers of the USSR.
. In 1987 - 89 was the deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 11-th convocation.
. From 1990 to 1992 - Chairman of the State Agrochemical Association Agrokhim. "
. Since 1992 - President of Russia agro-industrial company "Rosagrohim.
. Since 1993 - Member of the Council of Agricultural Policy at the Council of Ministers - Government of Russia.
. Since 1997 - Member of the Board of the Ministry of Industry.
. President of the Union of Russian producers of mineral fertilizers.
. On February 26, 1998 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Minudobreniya.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. He was awarded two Orders of Red Banner of Labor, the Order of Honor, a medal.