|Born in 1945 in Zvenigorod, Moscow oblast.
Higher technical and higher specialized education.
Working in state security since 1971.
He is a Lieutenant-General and has received state awards.
In 1974-1992 he worked in the state security organs and was assigned to
Southeast Asia for three and one-half years.
In 1992-1997 he headed a number of rayon components of the Russian
Federation FSB [Federal Security Service] in St. Petersburg.
In 1997 he became deputy chief of the Russian FSB Directorate for St. Petersburg
and Leningrad Oblast.
At the Russian Federation FSB central apparatus he was first deputy chief
of the Economic Counterintelligence Department.
On 18 May 2000 he became head of the Russian Federation Federal Protection
Married, with a grown-up son.
(Komsomolskaya Pravda 21 Jun 01 p 14).