Born April 19, 1951 in the village. Large Orlovskoe Bor area Gorky region.
In 1973 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of National Economy (MINKh) they. G. V. Plekhanov in "Economy". Graduated from the Moscow Higher Party School (HPS).
. In 1973 - 74 - engineering design and technological bureau Mosstroymaterialy "Glavmosstroymaterialov.
. In 1974 - 75 - engineer-economist, then chief engineer, deputy chief of planning department of the plant reinforced concrete structures б? 2 (r
. Since 1975 - head of the propaganda department, secretary, first secretary of the Volgograd regional committee of Komsomol in Moscow.
. In 1980 - 90 - on party work.
. He was elected a deputy of the Moscow City Council.
. In 1990 - 93 was the chairman of the Volgograd regional Council of People's Deputies.
. From 1994 to December 1995 - Consultant Communist Party faction in the State Duma of the first convocation.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the second convocation.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.