Date of Birth: July 10, 1936 goda.s. Dementieva Kotlassky oblasti.Okonchil absentia Arkhangelsk region Arkhangelsk Forestry Engineering institut.1954 - 1958. - A mechanic at the Pechora railway, steering the Northern River Shipping Company, then served in aviation.
1959-1985 years - a mechanic, then - senior engineer, senior master of pumping stations, a senior master carton factories, the deputy chief engineer, chief engineer of Kotlas pulp and paper mill, pos.Koryazhma, Arkhangelsk Oblast.
From 1985 to 1987 - Director of Directorate building Ardinskogo pulp and paper mill in the All-Union Production Association (VPO) Soyuzbumaga ", Yoshkar-Ola.
1987-1990 years - chief engineer VPO "Soyuztsellyuloza" Minlesproma the USSR, Moscow, General Director of the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill, g.Novodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.
1990-1991 - Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Arkhangelsk Oblast Council of People's Deputies. September 19, 1991, Mr.. Decree of President Boris Yeltsin appointed the head of the Arkhangelsk Region Administration. In December 1993, Mr.. was elected to the Council of Federation of the first convocation of the Arkhangelsk region.
In January 1996, Mr.. joined the Council of Federation of the second convocation. He was elected a member of the Federation Council Committee on Federal Affairs, the Federal Treaty and Regional Policy.
February 21, 1996, Mr.. Balakshin
was dismissed as head of the Arkhangelsk Region Administration.
March 15, 1996, Mr.. Paul Balakshin
was removed from the membership of the second convocation of SF. Dossier on Balakshina PN