BORN 1942, Minsk.
EDUCATION Belarusian State University, 1968. Honored lawyer of the Republic of Belarus, honored worker of science of the Republic of Belarus.
CAREER Started out as a turner at Minsk Tractor Plant, a mechanic - repairman at the Vavilov plant in Minsk, people's judge of Myadel District, Minsk Oblast. Since 1972 a member of the Minsk Oblast Court, then chairman of the same court. In 1984 was appointed Deputy Justice Minister of Belarus. In 1986 was named head of the general court department of the Justice Ministry of the USSR.
Justice Minister of Belarus, head of the state-legal department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus in 1988-1989.
In 1989 was appointed First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the USSR. Since 1992 First Deputy Minister, Justice the Minister of the Republic of Belarus.
Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus since January 1997.