Born on February 12, 1957, in Zhitomir Region.
1982: graduated from the USSR Higher School of the KGB.
1982-1996: worked in state security bodies.
1996 -1999: head of the Legal Department at the Russian Federal Tax Police Service.
1999: appointed assistant to the Minister of Justice.
1999-2000: head of the executive office of the Minister of Justice.
2000-2004: Deputy Minister of Justice.
2004-2005: director of the Department of State Policy in the area of federal justice of the Ministry of Justice.
2005-2006: State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation.
2006-2011: Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.
October 31, 2011: appointed Deputy Chief of the Government Staff of the Russian government.
State counselor of justice, 1st class.