Born February 14, 1953 in g. Pushkin, Leningrad Oblast in the family of a soldier. His father died in 1959, his mother - a pensioner.
He graduated from the Leningrad Mining Institute, then - Petersburg Technical University. Has a certificate of the first category specialist in dealing with securities.
. In 1971 - 73 he served in airborne troops.
. He worked as a geologist in the NGO "Geophysics" in Zelenogorskij expedition of the Ministry of Geology of the USSR.
. From 1993 to 1994 - Head of Production Department of the firm "pp.
. In 1994 - Executive Director of the Renaissance of St. Petersburg.
. In 1994 was elected to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.
. From April 1998 - and
. about. Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.
. December 6, 1998 in the first round, was elected to the new composition of the Legislative Assembly.
. June 7, 2000, was elected deputy chairman of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.
. Hobbies - reading, collecting minerals.
. He has a son and a daughter.
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