Certified, Jaroslavl, 1967. Certified, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1969. Master of Science, Moscow State University, 1975.
Doctor of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Russia, 1984.
Junior scientist, Far East Solar Patrol Station, Ussurijsk, Russia, 1975-1980; laboratory assistant, Pedagogical Institute, Jaroslavl, 1980-1981; junior scientist, IZMIRAN, Troitsk, 1984-1990; senior scientist, IZMIRAN, Troitsk, since 1990. Educator Technology U., Jaroslavl, since 1995.
Married Tatiana Alexeevna Turina, August 10, 1973 (divorced June 1995). Children: Ilia, Pavel.