Date of Birth: 08/04/1953
Born on April 8, 1953 in Sevastopol.
He served in the Soviet Army.
In 1978 he graduated from the newspaper department of the Faculty of Journalism.
During his studies, published in the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda", "Week", the journal "contemporary."
From 1978 to 1986 he worked as a correspondent in the newspaper "Soviet trade".
From 1986 to 1997 - correspondent, special correspondent, columnist for the Department of Economics, Economics Editor of newspaper "Izvestia". He was a member of the editorial board of "News".
In September 1997 he was appointed editor in chief of the general political and business newspaper "Today". He worked in this capacity until 2001.
Published in the magazine "Itogi".
Included in the number of experts of the Agency of economic information.
He speaks English.