Date of Birth: 1955
Place of birth: Moscow
In 1978 he graduated from the journalism faculty of Moscow State University. Lomonosov.
"Red Star" From 1980 to 1996 he worked in the editorial board of the central newspaper of the Ministry of Defense. For six years, he led the weekly column "The theme of the week", which highlights the most important issues of Russian domestic policy vneshneyi. From 1996 to 2001 - "Results" military commentator of the magazine.
Since October 2001 - Head of the department of political publications policy "Weekly magazine." Since 2003 - deputy chief editor of "Weekly Journal" (since 2005 goes on the Internet as "Daily Journal").
His journalistic work covers a wide range of political and military topics, both international and domestic.
He spent a year at Stanford University (USA) at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, where he worked on the manuscript of the military reform in Russia. There he completed his work "The Russian Army eleven years lost." The proceedings were published in the weekly Jane`s Defence Weekly.
Since 2004 - Member of the Committee "2008: Free Choice". In 2005 - one of the founders of the United Civil Front (UCF) - the political organization headed by Garry Kasparov. Member of the Federal Board of FMG. March 10, 2010 signed the appeal "Putin must go".