Was born on the 9th of October 1961 in Elista, Republic of Kalmykia. Ethnicity: Kalmyk Education: higher education
In 1984 graduated the Moscow State Institute for International Relations of the MFA of the USSR. Diploma specialization: specialist for International relations Foreign languages: English, Indonesian, Malay.
09.1978 - 06.1984 student of the Moscow State Institute for International Relations of the MFA of the USSR.
11.1984 - 10.1985 chief inspector of the association, chief inspector of the office "Selkhozprodexport", Moscow.
06.1986 - 03.1989 plumber of the Moscow pilot-producing plant "Agregat", Moscow.
04.1989 - 04.1991 department manager, the head of the Trade-union center of the MFA service department of the USSR, Moscow.
05.1991 - 07.1994 Director General, Vice Manager of the joint Yugoslav venture company "Sov-Yug", Closed Joint-Stock Company "Sov-Yug", Moscow.
08.1994 - 01.1995 Vice Manager CJSC "Poisk"
02.1995 - 07.1995 Director General of the Joint Russian-Italian CJSC "MAG".
05.1995 - 01.2003 Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kalmykia to the RF President - Deputy Chair of the Republic of Kalmykia, Moscow.
01.2003 - 10.2010 1st Deputy Chair of the Republic of Kalmykia - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kalmykia to the RF President