Born on November 10, 1965, in Vinnitsa, Ukraine.
1988 Graduated from the Translation Department of the Moscow Maurice Thorez State Institute of Foreign Languages, and then from the German Department of Leipzig University.
19881993 Editor of the European Department at the TASS/ITAR-TASS news agency.
19931997 ITAR-TASS correspondent in Paris. After returning to Russia editor-in-chief of the European Department at ITAR-TASS and deputy director of the ITAR-TASS news service.
1998 Deputy Head of the Government Information Directorate of the Russian Government Office.
1998 Press Secretary to the Russian Prime Minister, and then Head of the Government Information Directorate.
1999 Advisor to the Russian Prime Minister.
2000 Head of the Presidential Press Service.
2002 Head of the Presidential Protocol.
2008 May 12, 2008 appointed Telecommunications and Mass Communications Minister of the Russian Federation.
Since May 21, 2012 Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.
Since June 26, 2018 Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Central Federal District.
Fluent in English, German and French.