Born September 10, 1936 in a. Distorting Pankrushihinskogo region of Altai Krai.
He graduated from the Sverdlovsk Institute of Law, graduate of the Higher Party School of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (r. Berlin). Doctor of Philosophy (thesis defended in the GDR).
. After graduation he worked Investigator.
. From 1961 he worked in Komsomol and Party organs.
. In 1986 - 91 - Chairman of the Altai Regional Council of Trade Unions.
. In 1991 - 94 - Director of the Altai branch of small state enterprises "KUZLIT.
. December 12, 1993 unsuccessfully ran for the deputies of the Federation Council of Russia the first convocation.
. March 13, 1994 was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Altai Territory
. He was elected deputy chairman of the Legislative Assembly.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the second convocation.
. In the 1996 presidential election was a confidant of Gennady Zyuganov in the Altai region.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Speaks German.
. Awarded the Labor Red Banner of Honor "medal" For development of virgin and fallow lands. "
. Author of more than 20 articles.
. He has a son and a daughter, four grandchildren.