Statesman and former chairman of the Central Election Commission.
Born in 1948, resident of Kiev. A graduate of the Kiev National University.
After graduation served in the army, after his return worked at the Institute of State and Law of the USSR.
Since 1976 started teaching.
Until 1996 became the head of department of the university where he studied.
Then worked for 9 years as a judge. Since 2005 – the Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.
After two years, was known as the head of the Central Election Commission, then remained in this position for 6 years.