Born December 26, 1952 in a. Aula Dnepropetrovsk region of the Ukrainian SSR in the family paramedic. Among the ancestors on the paternal line - the famous Soviet aircraft designer Pavel Sukhoi.
. In 1979 he graduated from the Faculty of International Journalism, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), specializing in international journalist.
. From 1979 to 1986 - correspondent, special correspondent of the newspaper "Pravda"
. From 1986 to 1991 - correspondent of the newspaper Pravda in New York (USA).
. From January to September 1992 - Deputy Director of International Programs studios, and video sharing Russia State Television and Radio (RGTRK) Ostankino.
. From September 1992 to October 1993 - Studio Director of International Programs, and video sharing ( "Studio M") RGTRK Ostankino.
. From October 1993 to July 1994 - head of "Studio M" Television Information Agency (ITA) RGTRK Ostankino.
. From August 1994 to January 1996 - head of "Sunday" ITA RGTRK "Ostankino", then - ITA ORTV and a columnist for Information and journalistic ITA program "Sunday".
. In April 1995, held the lead several editions of this program.
. From 1996 to 1998 - the browser of information programs (DIP) ORT.
. From 1998 - Head office in Washington, correspondent of information programs of JSC "ORT" in the United States.
. Fluent in English and French.
. Has two sons.