Born on April 29, 1966 in the city of Tselinograd, the Kazakh SSR. In 1992, graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov.
Has been working in the media industry since 1983.
1983-1984 - proofreader of the Andijanskaya Pravda newspaper.
1984-1986 - during his service in the ranks of the Soviet Army, collaborated with the newspapers "On Combat Duty" (Moscow air defense) and "On Guard of the Motherland" (Leningrad military district).
1987-1998 - correspondent of the youth department, special correspondent, head of the youth office, deputy chief editor of the newspaper "Pravda".
Founder of the online newspaper Pravda.Ru.
1999 - present - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Internet media holding Pravda.Ru.
Since 1993 - Member of the Union of Journalists of Moscow.
Creator and publisher of about 30 media and communication resources published in Russian and foreign languages: Pravda.Ru (published in Russian, English, Italian and Portuguese), and others.
Married, father of three.
The Ukrainian army is pulling back its forces beyond Chasov Yar, where they regroup and retreat to bases in Kramatorsk