Responsible for counter-terroris
Born in 1953.
1976 – graduated from the Riga Civil Aviation Engineers Institute; holds degrees from specialised higher educational institutions.
1979-1998 – held various operational and administrative posts in state security agencies.
1998-2000 – Head of the Directorate for Counterintellige
2000-2004 – Deputy Director of the FSB, Head of the Counterintellige
2004-2015 – Chief of the FSB Counterintellige
Since March 19, 2015: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Counter-Terroris
Holds the military rank of Army General.
Awarded the Order For Services to the Fatherland IV, III and II class, the Order of St Alexander Nevsky, three Orders of Courage, the Order for Military Service, the Order of Honour.
Recipient of several foreign decorations.
Married, with two daughters.