Born March 4, 1934 In 1958 he graduated from the Irkutsk Agricultural Institute, Game Biologists. Since 1963 - the priest of the Russian Orthodox Church.
In 1965 he was banned from serving in the Patriarch of advocating the rights of believers. In 1976. - Co-founder of the public "of the Christian Committee for the protection of the rights of believers in the USSR".
1990. - Elected people's deputy of the RSFSR, member of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, deputy chairman of the RSFSR Supreme Soviet Committee on Freedom of Conscience.
Since 1990 - co-chair of the Coordinating Council of the movement "Democratic Russia".
C in February 1992, Mr.. - Co-Chair of the Council of Representatives of the Movement of Democratic Russia. Member of Legislative Proposals in the Presidential.
A member of the faction Russia's Choice.
Member of the State Duma Committee for Public Associations and Religious Organizations. Dossier on Jakunina GP