In 1965-1970 was studying physics at the University of Novosibirsk. First cartoon was published in 1970.
After the University was working as engineer in different cities in USSR until 1980. In 1979 got a prize at the Gabrovo international exhibition, Bulgaria. After this became a freelance cartoonist. Later emigrated to the United States with his family.
The first drawing in USA was published in April 1990 in the NYTimes Book Review. Works for Editorial section: The New York Times, Newsday, The National Law Journal, Courrier International.