Born April 18, 1942 in g. Nizhny Tagil in a working class family, and Russian.
. In 1977 he graduated from the Nizhny Tagil State Pedagogical Institute.
. Since 1960 worked as a turner at Uralvagonzavod after technical college.
. In 1962 - 65 served in the army.
. After demobilization he worked in the Komsomol and pedagogical work in the defense industry, Mr.
. Nizhny Tagil.
. Since 1978 he worked at the farm-college "Labinsky" teacher, then as deputy director for training.
. Since 1993 - Chairman of the territorial committee of the union workers for local industry and municipal enterprises.
. In 1994 he was elected a deputy of the Krasnodar Regional Legislative Assembly.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Labor and Social Policy.
. Married with two children.