Master of Science in Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Voronezh State University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Chemistry, Pryanishnikov’s All-Russian Research Institute.Fertilizers, 1984. Doctor in Agricultural Chemistry, 1996.
Scientist Institute Soil Science & Photosynthesis RAS, Pushchino, Russia, 1980—1997. Head scientist & head research group Institute Physicochemical & Biological Problems in Soil Science RAS, since 1997.
Vyacheslav is married. He has two children: Alexander V., Mikhail V.