Master of Science, Dnepropetrovsk State University, Ukraine, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Dnepropetrovsk State University, Ukraine, 1974.
Engineer Dnepropetrovsk State University, 1974-1975. Researcher All-Union Institute of Biomethods of Plants Protection, Kishinev, Moldova, 1975-1976. Vice director State Forest Reserve, 1976-1979.
Assistant of general biology department, head of ecology department Simferopol State University, Crimea, 1979-1980. Assistant professor Virgin Islands Vernadsky Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine, since 1981.
Member Ukrainian Entomological Society.
Married Liudmila Dementieva, January 7, 1954. Children: Yury, Vasily.