Born in 1966 in Novosibirsk. Education - Russian Institute of Humanities. Specialty international law. He began his journalistic career in 1988, when he was admitted to the staff of the Novosibirsk regional newspaper Molodost Sibiri. He worked as a correspondent and chief editor of the news service of the independent television company NTN, since 1992 he has been his own correspondent for the Interfax agency in the Novosibirsk region. In 1994, at the Press Days in Siberia, he was awarded the Golden Pen prize, as the best political correspondent. The jury consisted of such famous journalists as Yuri Shchekochikhin, Dmitry Muratov. Since 1996 I have been living and working in Kyrgyzstan in the city of Bishkek. Currently I head the Interfax agency bureau in the republic. Previously, he worked as chief - editor of the Central Asian Information Agency "VB" and as a correspondent for the Vremya program ORT. In 2001 he was awarded the prize “The Best Interfax Political Correspondent in the CIS Countries”.
As a media expert, he participated in numerous regional and international conferences and forums dedicated to media development. Author of articles published in the local and foreign press on the problems of the Central Asian press. In general, I specialize in information and analytical journalism related to security issues, the fight against terrorism and drug business, and regional cooperation in Central Asia. I have experience as a war correspondent - in 1999-2000 I covered the fighting in the south of Kyrgyzstan.
Since 2004, he was included in the executive committee of the Bishkek Pen - Center. In 2005, as part of an international project, the Kyrgyz Mobile Media Management System gained experience as a media consultant. He also conducted seminars and trainings as a trainer for the regional media of Kyrgyzstan. As an expert I study the development of regional press in Central Asia. I am engaged in research of the process of privatization of mass media that began in Kyrgyzstan.