Birth date: Oct. 4, 1945
Education: Sp.A. in Oriental studies, Chinese translator, 1963–1968, Far Eastern State University
50 years of working experience in the university
Academic degree: Ph.D. in Philology, 1978, Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union, Moscow.
Academic rank: Full Professor, 1990
Faculty and administrative positions: Professor at the Department of Chinese Studies, Deputy Director of Oriental Institute – School of Regional and International Studies, Acting Director of Oriental Institute – School of Regional and International Studies
1973–1974, Nanyang University, Singapore
1976, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University
1984–1985, Beijing Language Institute, PRC
1992–1993, Alaska Pacific University, USA
University career: Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Deputy Dean, Dean, Head of Department, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Oriental Institute – School of Regional and International Studies.
Author of 140 scholarly works and methodical guidelines published in PRC, Japan, US, Poland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Republic of Korea, Taiwan etc.
Honorary Worker of Higher Education of Russian Federation, Merited Worker of Higher Education of Russian Federation.
Honored with various Government awards, including Order of Friendship of Peoples.