Doctor of Medicine, Crimean Medical University, Simferopol, 1988. Degree in humanethologie, Germany. Degree in forensic psychiatry, Kiev Institute Psychology, 1998.
Clinical psychiatrist Crimean Psychiatric Hospital, Simferopol, 1988-1997. Assistant professor Crimean Medical University, 1996-1999, head laboratory forensic psychophysiology, since 1999, head department forensic psychiatry, 1997-1999. Researcher in human ethology Andechs, Germany, 1992, 93, 95.
Associate professor Crimean State University, Simferopol, since 1998.
Major, Minister of Interior, since 1999. Fellow: Crimean Association Psychiatry. Member: International Society Human Ethology, HBES, International Political Science Association, Ukrainian Psychiatric Association.
Married Nataliya Sergeevna Pochivalova, August 9, 1986. 1 child Igor.