Born May 22, 1946 in Grozny of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic.
. In 1964 - 65, after leaving school, he worked as a lighting of the Moscow theater mime and gesture (a professional deaf theater actors).
. In 1965 - 68 he served in the Air Force expert on radar equipment.
. In 1968 - 71 - crane copper plant in Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine.
. From 1971 to 1979 he worked in Norilsk city newspaper "Polar truth" in the positions of the literary staff to the first deputy chief editor of the newspaper.
. In 1977 he graduated from the correspondence department of the Faculty of Journalism.
. From 1979 to 1980 - the correspondent of the newspaper "Trud".
. From 1980 to 1985 - deputy secretary, then - editor of the magazine "Young Communist.
. From 1985 to 1987 - a special correspondent of the newspaper "Soviet Russia", from 1987 to 1991 - a special correspondent of the newspaper "Izvestia".
. In 1991 - 94 - political commentator weekly "Megapolis Express".
. From 1994 to 1996 - the editor of Economics Weekly "General newspaper.
. In 1994 - and
. about. editor of the international weekly State of the Commonwealth "CIS: Common Market", while remaining editor of the economy "General newspaper.
. Since 1996 - an economic columnist for the "Work".
. The Moscow correspondent of "Polar truth.
. Hobbies - reading, billiards, whist
. Married. Has two sons.