He was born on June 10, 1960 in Tomsk. In 1982 he graduated from the Architectural Institute. In 1987 he’s got a Ph.D. For five years he taught architectural design at the St. Petersburg (Leningrad) Engineering and Construction Institute. His first cartoon was published in February 1990 in the Vecherniy Leningrad newspaper. After 1991, he began to draw and publish cartoons in the newspapers of St. Petersburg and Moscow. Since 1998, he constantly drew cartoons and illustrations for the Obschaya Gazeta, the Russian social and political newspaper and the Reklama-Shans St. Petersburg commercial newspaper.
In 1999 he founded Cartoon.ru, the first Russian site with a daily cartoon on political and economic events that took place in Russia and the world.
In the last four years, he joined the illustrators in the Children’s edition of the AZBUKA publishing house where he illustrated a several books by the famous children’s writer Andrei Usachev.
He lives in St. Petersburg.