In 1973 I graduated from the Department of Astrophysics (prof S.B. Pikelner)
of Moscow State University.
In the same year I was hired to the Department of Physics of Stars and Nebula
(supervisor S.V. Rublev) at Special Astrophysical Observatory.
In 1989 I defended PhD dissertation “Statistical study of chemically peculiar stars”.
From 1988 to 1993 I had worked in the Laboratory of Extragalactic research
(supervisor I.D. Karachentsev).
During 1992-2000 I had been acting as a head of Trades Committee of the observatory.
During 2003-2007 I had worked in a group which studied gamma-bursts
(supervisor V.V. Sokolov).
During 2007-2015 I had worked in the group of research extragalactic systems
(supervisor N.A. Tikhonov).
Applied Mathematical Statistics,
catalogues and Data Bases of extragalactic objects,
structure of the Universe at various scales.