Since January 2015, has taken direct part in criminal activity in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine.
In the temporarily occupied territories of the East of Ukraine uses the undercover name: Ermish.
Position and place of service before he was seconded to participate in the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine: senior officer of the intelligence section of the 4th tank division (Naro-Fominsk, Moscow oblast, military unit 19612) of the 1st Tank Army (Bakovka, Moscow oblast) of the Western Military District of the Russian Armed Forces.
Date and place of birth: 20.10.1977, town of Rubtsovsk, Altai krai, Russian Federation.
Military service at the commanding positions:
After his graduation from military school, he began his service at the position of the commander of the reconnaissance platoon of the reconnaissance company of the 291st motorized rifle regiment (Borzoi, Chechen Republic), on the basis of which it was established the 17th separate motorized rifle brigade (Shali, Chechen Republic) of the Russian Southern Military District in 2008;
2009–2012 – reconnaissance company commander, officer of the headquarters (deputy commander) of the reconnaissance battalion of the 138th separate motorized rifle brigade (Kamenka, Leninhrad oblast, military unit 02511) of the 6th Army (Saint Petersburg) of the Russian Western Military District (a battalion tactical group from the 138th separate motorized rifle brigade is situated in the area of Snizhne Donetsk oblast, at a present time);
2012–2015 – senior officer of the intelligence section of the 4th tank division (Naro-Fominsk, Moscow oblast, military unit 19612) of the 1st Tank Army (Bakovka, Moscow oblast) of the Russian Western Military District.
Married, has got two daughters, his family lives in the town of Naro-Fominsk.
Combat experience: a participant of the combat actions in Chechnia in 2000-2003.