Date of Birth: 07/03/1948
Born on March 7, 1948 in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Russian.
In 1963-1969 gg. He studied at the Donetsk Polytechnic College (Makeyevka Donetsk region of Ukraine). In 1975 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Law Institute (SUI) in Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg). Candidate of Legal Sciences
In the 1963-69 biennium. in parallel with studies in Donetsk Polytechnic College I worked in Makeyevka coke plant.
In 1969-1971 gg. serving in the Armed Forces of the USSR.
In 1975, after the end of SUI, he was appointed as a prosecutor of Abay district of the city of Shymkent in Kazakhstan; in the same year he transferred to the Sverdlovsk Region. In 1975-1979 gg. - Senior investigator of the town of Asbestos, Sverdlovsk Region.
In 1979-1980. - Deputy Attorney Asbestos.
In 1980 he was moved to Elista (Kalmykia), where he took the post of deputy head of the investigation department of the republican prosecutor`s office.
In 1980-1982 gg. - Transport prosecutor Elista.
In 1982-1997 gg. - City Attorney Elista.
In 1997-2000. - Deputy Head, then Head of the General Prosecutor`s Office of the Russian Federation for supervision over the implementation of laws on federal security and inter-ethnic relations in the North Caucasus.
June 7, 1998 in Elista was abducted and killed the chief editor of the opposition to the president of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov "Sovetskaya Kalmykia" newspaper, a local leader of the "Yabloko" Larisa Yudina, has repeatedly refers to the Yu.Biryukovu statements about the persecution of her by the authorities. Conduct independent investigations Ostanin Valery (member of "Yabloko", the former head of the department for combating organized crime Altai police) in 1999 accused Yu.Biryukova that he did not want to quarrel with Ilyumzhinov, actually contributed to the murder L.Yudinoy, I did not take any measures to protect her, and after her murder, clicking in the chapter on the North Caucasus, "put pressure on the investigation team, in respect of the organizers of the crime were" cut off the ends ", and the dock were only executors" (MK, December 4, 2001 ).
Since June 7, 2000 - First Deputy General Prosecutor (Attorney General - Vladimir Ustinov).
Soon after his appointment terminated in 2000, started in 1998, dealing MAPO "MiG" (about the theft neskolkihdesyatkov million) that are ready to transfer to the court and released already arrested defendants in the case. In the case, among others, the suspects held a former deputy finance minister Andrei Vavilov, who is believed to be patronized Yu.Biryukov. (Kommersant, January 15, 2007)
In November and December 2001, ie in the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets" Alexander Hinstein two articles have been published: "The license on terror" (2 November 2001) and "Tangerines on white snow" (December 4, 2001), in which the accused Yu.Biryukov of aiding Chechen rebels ( "Prosecutor General`s Office, the Prosecutor General covers the terrorists, to dismiss their employees for the sake of the Chechens suspicious Prosecutor General`s Office with impeccable peace fighters ...."; "... the leadership of the Prosecutor General covers the Chechen rebels and supplying them spetstalonami [...] produces. from prison of people suspected in the organization of new terrorist attacks. dismisses those who are trying to stop the attacks. deflating criminal cases. [...] first Deputy prosecutor General Yury Biryukov, the man only as "gray cardinal" in the prosecutor`s system is not known. Our the main character. "" ... it is the will of Biryukova walk free associates Barayev. People suspected of preparing new attacks in Moscow ...).
In December 2001, the Commission on Combating Corruption of the State Duma, on the initiative of deputies from the "Apple" Yuri Shchekochikhin trying to hold in the Duma appeal to the President with a proposal to dismiss the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Vladimir Ustinov and Deputy Yu.Biryukova "for failure to fulfill their assigned responsibilities. "
April 19, 2002 Presnensky District Court granted the petition of the capital yu.Biryukova to A.Hinshteynu and the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets" on protection of honor, dignity and business reputation on the articles A.Hinshteyna "License to terror" and "Tangerines on white snow", obliging the newspaper to publish a refutation of the information published in the newspaper.
November 15, 2002 in the MC has been published material Archimandrite Philip (Zhigulina), who in 1996 was abducted in Chechnya militants. He, in particular, wrote: "When Zakayev was arrested in Denmark and the Government of our country began to demand his extradition, I thought I could be useful in the end I hardly the only victim who poschastlivilosostatsya alive ... I called. Vladimir Ustinov, but on the ground it was not. understand the subject matter, the secretary of the Attorney General has connected me to the reception of his first deputy Yury Biryukov. Further defies common sense. The tube was perfectly audible, as the secretary reports Biryukov my call. "I I do not know any father Philip, "- responded Biryukov -. and me and do not know - tried to explain I was Secretary -. Say I main victim in the case of Zakayev What am I willing to provide all possible assistance to the prosecutor`s office -.. I`m in this business do not do - was the answer Biryukova "(MC, 15 November 2002).
In June 2003, in "Novaya Gazeta" published an article devoted to Yu.Schekochihina smuggling case furniture under the protection of officials of the FSB and the Prosecutor General`s Office (the case of firms "Three Pillars" and "Grand"). This article Yu.Biryukov was named "sinister eminence grise of the Prosecutor General," which is upsetting thing about "Three whales", "in front of woozy from such arrogance of the Russian public." (Schekochikhin Yu case of the "three pillars": the judge threatened Attorney isolated, witness killed Despite the fact that the case is under the personal control of the President // "Novaya Gazeta",