Born August 16, 1957 in Leningrad in a family football goalkeeper, and then Leningrad TV sports commentator.
In 1979 he graduated from the journalism faculty of Leningrad State University. A. A. Zhdanov.
. Since 1979 worked as a sports commentator in the main edition of the Leningrad television sports programs.
. From 1988 to 1990 - while leading the program "Telekurer.
. In 1991, created his own program of "Adam's apple."
. Since 1997 - the author and a leading publicist of "History of one event (RTR).
. Since September 1999 - Leading the program "One day ..." and "Emergency" (NTV).
. As a reporter and commentator, has collaborated with RGTRK Ostankino, VGTRK, CNN, TF-1, etc.