Date of Birth 31 January 1953, Mr.. St.Petersburg
In 1975 he graduated from the Translation Department of the Faculty of Philology of Leningrad State University.
In 1976 he graduated from the Higher Courses of the KGB in Minsk.
In 1981 graduated from School No. 101 First Main Directorate of the KGB in Moscow (now the Andropov Red Banner Institute) speaks English and Swedish. Wife born in 1953, from Moscow, has higher economic education
Two sons-students. 18 years worked in the Foreign Intelligence Service.
He has held various positions at headquarters and abroad.
Prior to August 1998 headed the Department of analysis, forecasting and strategic planning of the FSB
Since August 1998 - Deputy Director of the FSB.
Military rank - lieutenant general.
C 15 November 1999. to March 28, 2001. - Secretary of the Security Council.
. 28 March 2001 was appointed Minister of Defense.
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