Acting Secretary General from November 1, 2017
Born on June 28, 1954 in the Kirov region.
In 1975 he graduated from the Kiev Higher Tank Engineering School and was seconded for military service in the Border Troops of the KGB of the USSR. For 11 years he served in the troops of the Red Banner Trans-Baikal Border District. After graduating from the Military Academy of Armored Forces, he continued his military service in the central office of the Border Troops in various positions. In 1994 he was appointed deputy commander for armament of the North-Western border district.
1997, after graduating from the Academy of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces, he was appointed chief of staff of the Armament of the Federal Border Service of Russia, then deputy director of the Federal Border Service of Russia, and first deputy director of the Federal Border Service of Russia.
From 2003 to the present, he is Deputy Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. January 1, 2017 appointed Acting Secretary General of the CSTO.
Participant of military operations on the territory of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan, was awarded many orders and medals. Colonel-General stock.
Married .The son is an officer.