Date of Birth: 08/20/1939
Place of birth: Voronezh
Born August 20, 1939 in the city of Voronezh, Russia. The father - Dmitry (born in 1904). Mother - Zinaida (1914 g.rozhd). Children - Marina (1960 g.rozhd), Alexander (1986 g.rozhd).
He graduated from the Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University (1963). He trained as an anthropologist, genetics. He worked in the Committee of Youth Organisations (1963-1966 gg.); Press Agency News (1966-1969 gg.); columnist, political analyst, chief director of programs of the Central Television, the deputy chairman of the USSR Radio and Television (1969-1991 gg.); Deputy Chief Editor of the International Journal "Panorama" (1991-1994); Press Secretary of the Chairman of the State Duma, head of department of the press service of the State Duma (1994-1996 gg.). From 1992 to now is the deputy head of the Russian Security Council Office. During the work on television was the leading news programs, the author of the series "The camera looks into the world." Cycle Gear "The camera looks into the world" was one of the most popular Soviet television is largely due to the popularity of the lead, which he started - Genrikh Borovik writer and political commentator Igor Fesunenko. Since 1986 to 1991. This cycle led Biryukov. During the filming of programs devoted to the beginning of the Second World War, it was able to meet and interview the direct participants in the events of those years. Among them were former Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, a German film director, author of apologetic movie about Adolf Hitler Lenny Riefenstahl, the widow of the only Czech diplomat who was present at the signing of the Munich Agreement N. Masarzhikova, the last German ambassador`s daughter before the Great Patriotic War in Moscow Shullenburga etc. . Directly from this cycle were related programs dedicated to the similarities and differences between the totalitarian regimes of the USSR and Germany. It turned out that it was a similar effect on culture and art, the intransigence of those cultural figures who refused to be conformists. The great interest of the audience called programs dedicated to the problem of immigration - the study of psychological and moral consequences of moving to a new environment. The shooting took place in the camps and places of compact residence of the former Soviet Germans in Germany, the various points of the former USSR, where immigrants lived before departure. The spectators have been many, often tragic fate of people whose lives have been put at the rink of totalitarian authorities in different periods of post-war life. And then fate threw them in Germany, Israel, France, Spain. You can or can not be integrated into the lives of others - a question the authors decided together with their heroes. This problem has been very important for the USSR in the late eighties. Within the framework of the program "The camera looks into the world of" rising since the mid-80s, many issues of relevance today - challenges dominance of English-speaking mass culture in Russia, the influx of movie production, weakening domestic cinema etc. These topics are discussed known.. cultural figures, politicians, lawyers. For the first time in the Soviet television was told about what stringent laws protect their cultural space of the West European countries, the offensive which began eschev 1944, with the entry of American troops on the European continent. From November 1975 to November 1981 Biryukov was in Poland as a correspondent of the Soviet television and radio. His eyes were complex processes. To prepare the changes that occurred later in life of the country and had a huge impact on the situation in Eastern Europe and then in the USSR. For several years in Poland, Biryukov had the opportunity to see the emergence of "Solidarity", the emergence on the political scene of many leaders, including Walesa, talk about it to the Soviet viewers. In parallel, as a leading private half-hour transmission on Polish television, he as much tried to tell viewers Polish (in Polish) about the Russian culture, the achievements of science and technology, the importance of developing trade and economic relations between the two countries. During the visit of Mikhail Gorbachev in their reports Biryukov tried at least a hint to say that not everyone in Poland as well as proving to the Soviet guest and not as simple as in the bilateral Soviet-Polish relations. However, these motives of stories carefully crossed out in the Moscow version. The trip to Poland is over two weeks before the state of emergency in the country. In public statements immediately after the state of emergency in Poland, Biryukov expressed the opinion that the then leadership decided not to send troops of the Warsaw Pact, because the bulk of the Soviet Army was distracted by a complex in Afghanistan. Biryukov worked in the system of Soviet television and radio for over 20 years and ended his career in 1991, immediately after the August coup, stepping down from the post of deputy chairman of the All-Union Television and Radio Company. During the events in coordination with the company`s chairman L.Kravchenko on the second day of the coup was provided visa support to foreign correspondents - Biryukov was deputy for international affairs. Moreover, for the coverage of events at the White House it was Soviet television has provided a microwave station of CNN. And in general, it should be noted that the composition of the then Television and Radio Company management was less politicized and more professional - all the deputies and the chairman passed the ranks with its very lowest levels. After retiring from television to the spring of 1994. Biryukov he was one of the founders of the magazine and later publishing house "Panorama". In his spare time, he has translated from English a few books from the series "love story", as well as a monumental work on the history of American intelligence. But this book was not destined to see the light - the publisher was killed by an assassin`s hand. Since March 1994 began working Biryukov press secretary Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Ivan Rybkin, he participated in his election campaign and with it joined the Security Council. At the present time - Assistant Commissioner of the Russian President for CIS I.P.Rybkina. He was awarded the Order "Badge of Honor". He likes to read books on psychology, listen to organ music. Favorite movie - "Communist". My favorite actor - Eugene Urbanski. He loves athletics. Move to the car VAZ-2107 "Lada".