In 2014-2015, took direct part in criminal activity in the territory of Ukraine.
Position and place of service before he was seconded to participate in the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine: commander of the 7th air assault division (Novorosiisk) of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Armed Forces.
Year and place of birth: 1971, Astrakhan, Russian Federation.
Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School (1992);
Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (2004).
Military service at the commanding positions:
2012 – 2014 – commander of the 7th air assault division (Novorosiisk) of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Armed Forces;
from autumn 2014 till the end of spring 2015 – commanded the 1st AC (Donetsk, Ukraine) of the 12th Reserve Command (nowadays, the Center of the Territorial Forces, Novocherkask, Russia) of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the Russian Armed Forces;
since 2015 – Deputy Commander of the 5th Army (Usuriisk) of the Eastern Military District (Khabarovsk) of the Russian Armed Forces.
Combat experience: a participant of the 1st and 2nd Chechen wars and counterterrorism operation in Dagestan.
Additional information: received the promotion at position for participation in combat operations in the territory of Ukraine.