Born in 1958 in Roslavl, Smolensk oblast, Russia.
Smolensk Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of the Russian Language and Literature (1979);
Moscow Institute of Youth, Faculty of Journalism (1986);
Kyiv Institute of Political Science and Public Administration (1991).
Ph. D. in Philosophy; the author of more than 50 publications.
1979–1989 — worked at different positions in district, regional and republican newspapers in Russia and Moldova;
1991–1994 — worked in scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
1994–1998 — diplomatic service at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Russian Federation;
Since December 1999 — Razumkov Centre Leading Expert.
Diplomatic rank: First Secretary. Most recent position in state structures — Chief Consultant, Analytical Service of Ukraine's NSDC Staff.
Telephone: (+380-44) 206-85-08