Born March 21, 1972 in Astrakhan.
He graduated from the Astrakhan State Pedagogical Institute, specializing in history.
He worked as a history teacher in high school with. Three Anabranch the Volga region of Astrakhan region.
. In 1994 he was elected to the representative assembly of the Astrakhan region of the first convocation.
. Since 1995 participated in the Association of Trade Unions 'Security', in 1996, was elected co-chair of the Astrakhan organization of "protection".
. Was the leader of the Astrakhan regional branch of the United Front workers.
. Since 1997 - Member of the Presidium of the coordinating council bloc "Communists - Working Russia - For the Soviet Union."
. October 26, 1997 was elected to the Astrakhan regional representative assembly of the second convocation.
. Since 1999 - Member of the Executive Committee of the Movement for the Labor Party.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Member of the State Duma Committee on Labor, Social Policy and Veterans Affairs (since 15 March 2000 - Committee on Labor and Social Policy).
. Hobbies and interests: History (African Studies, First World War), work on the computer.