Born on June 20, 1949 in Chernovtsy.
Graduated from the Chernivtsi State University.
Since 2012 – Member of the General Council of the United Russia Party.
Since 2013 – Member of the Supreme Council of the United Russia Party.
From 1990 to 2004 worked at various positions in municipal and state authorities.
From 2004 to 2013 – Mayor of Magadan.
From 2013 to 2018 – Governor of the Magadan Region, member of the State Council of the Russian Federation.
Since 2019 - Deputy Director General for Government Relations of the JSC United Grain Company.
Since March 2021 - Government Relations Director of the JSC United Grain Company.
Awards: the Order of Merit for the Services to the Fatherland II class, the Order of Friendship, the Order of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov III class of the Russian Orthodox Church and several others.