Born 1947. Birthplace g. Terrible. He graduated from the Ordzhonikidze Higher Command School of the Interior Ministry, the Academy of. M.V. Frunze and General Staff.
Colonel-General in Stock. Over the leadership shown by the fighting in Chechnya and shown personal courage and dedication won the naming of weapons and the Order of Courage. He commanded the regiment, was the chief of internal troops in Western Siberia since 1992 worked in the Directorate Commander of Interior Troops.
In 1995 he was appointed Deputy Minister - Commander of Interior Ministry troops Russia. In the same year, Anatoly Shkirko
lead a united group of federal forces in the Chechen Republic. Participation in public organizations