Born on May 15, 1948, Russian.
Graduated from Leningrad State University,
Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics and Faculty of
From 1971 teacher at Leningrad Polytechnical
Institute (present name - Technological University).
1974-1993 - assistant; senior professor,
Leningrad State Technological University (renamed
St. Petersburg State Technological University), Leningrad.
1990-1993 - Deputy of Leningrad City
Council, Deputy Chairman of the Education and Teaching
1992-1993 - member of the permanent
commission on local government, functioning of Soviets
and state building; Deputy Chairman of the permanent
commission for Education and Teaching of St. Petersburg
City Council of People's Deputies, St. Petersburg.
1993-1994 - senior professor of the
Mathematics Chair of St. Petersburg State Technological
University, St. Petersburg.
1994-1995 - member of the board, barrister
of the legal consulting bureau "Partnership of
Barristers and Legal Consuls" of the International
Bars' Board "St. Petersburg", St. Petersburg.
Won a number of important cases (YABLOKO against the
Central Electoral Commission, Scherbakov against Sobchak,
Since 1996 - member of the Executive
Committee of Russian Bar Guild.
1994-1995 – Aide to a deputy
of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly
of the Russian Federation, St. Petersburg.
Since 1995 - Deputy of the State Duma
of the second convocation, member of the State Duma
Legislation and Judicial Reform Committee.
On December 19, 1999, elected deputy
of the State Duma of the third convocation from the
South-Western District of St. Petersburg. Obtained
62, 690 votes (i.e. 24.82%).
Deputy Head of the State Duma Construction
Since 1993 - Member of the "Russian
Party of the Centre - Yabloko" (RPC - Yabloko)
and since 1997 member of the Political Council of
the RPC - Yabloko. Since the formation of the YABLOKO
Association - member of the Auditing Commission of
Married, daughter and son.