Master of Arts, Lviv State University, Ukraine, 1960. Journalist degere, Lviv State University, Ukraine, 1961. Journalist degere, Moscow State University, 1961.
Master of Arts, Moscow State University, 1963.
Managing editor Crocodile magazine, Moscow, 1963-1971. Satire columnist Izvestia, 1971-1989, bureau chief Washington, 1989-1997. Director programming Ethnic American Broadcasting Company, Fort Lee, New Jersey, since 1997.
Married Olga Krassouska. 1 child, Olga.