Born in the USSR, Dr. of Physics and Mathematics, Associate Professor at the Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsky. He has published 5 monographs and more than 50 articles in the field of physics, teaching methods, and problems of university education in Russia. He has been studying the subject of the Sino-Soviet border war since 2000. He has published four monographs on this theme: The Myth of Damansky [Мифы Даманского] in 2004; Damansky Island. The Border Conflict. March 1969 [Остров Даманский. Пограничный конфликт. Март 1969 года] in 2015; It Was on Damansky [Это было на Даманском] in 2019; and The Sino-Soviet Border Conflict of 1969 [Советско-китайский пограничный конфликт 1969 года] in 2020 (the original Russian-language version of the book now published by Helion), as well as more than 10 articles on this subject in scholarly journals in Russia, the US, and Japan. He is recognised in Russia as one of the most objective and informative experts in the field of the history of the 1969 Sino-Soviet border conflict.
- The Sino-Soviet Border War of 1969 Volume 1 : First Clash at Damansky Island Author