Birth 1953. Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at People's Friendship University of. Lumumba in 1975. Chairman historical prosvititelskogo Foundation. PBStruve. Since 1977, Mr.. by 1981. - Officer of economic faculty of Moscow State University, there is a postgraduate thesis on the specialty "Management of the economy".
Since 1982, Mr.. by 1988. Smirnov
had his own business, he said, created and led several companies.
Since 1992. in political activities, was a consultant on economic issues of the parliamentary bloc "Russia's unity", then - the expert of the Supreme Council of Russia.
In the parliamentary elections in December 1995, Mr.. Smirnov
headed the list of movement Front for National Salvation ", but the Central Election Commission has not registered, this movement.
As of April 1996, Smirnov
was President of historical and educational fund them. PB Struve and chairman of the executive committee of the movement "National Salvation Front".
January 29, 1996, Mr.. Central Election Commission registered initiative groups of voters nominating Smirnova
candidate for President of Russia.
March 29, 1996, Mr.. News Agency of IMA-press reported: "On 29 March Smirnov
declined to run for president of Russia, . motivated by the fact, . that it became obvious: the presidential campaign will be held on the same scenario, . that the Duma in 1995,
. According to him, the power structure is introduced in the electoral race 20-25 candidates, depriving citizens of an opportunity to compare the pre-election program and forced to vote on intuition. "
. Dossier on Smirnova VM