Born April 1, 1954 in Moscow.
In 1979 he graduated in history from Moscow State Pedagogical Institute (Moscow State Pedagogical Institute), he. V. I. Lenin. He worked as literary secretary writer Julian Semyonov.
. In early 1989, was editor of the 1 st number samizdat bulletin of the Moscow People's Front "News MNF.
. From 1989 to 1991 - Deputy Director General of the Soviet-British publishers "Inter-Verso.
. From 1991 to January 1993 - a political commentator on radio station Echo of Moscow
. From that time until March 1993 a weekly program "Person of the Week" TV Type ". From 1991 to 1992 was the leading weekly talk show "Yes" TV "View."
. In late 1992, appointed head of the press center of the interim administration in the zone of the Ossetian-Ingush conflict.
. From 1992 to January 1993 - Senior Adviser to the Director-General Rossiyskogo Agency of Intellectual Property (PARC), a member of the board of PARC.
. From 27 January to 27 July 1993 - CEO PARC
. Immediately after the entry Cherkizovo
RF Prosecutor General Valentin Stepankov filed a criminal case against him for libel and insult on the facts of individual utterances Cherkizovo
on the radio station Ekho Moskvy.
. In July 1993, resumed work on "Echo of Moscow" as a political observer.
. From November 1996 to December 1997 led the journalistic program "Hour of the Ox" on the NTV channel.
. Author of the book "Chronograph" (Moscow, 1996).
. Is fluent in French.
. Has a son.