|This is my "Russian" part of life.|
- Born: Zvenigorod. July, 11 1962
- Novo-Shikhovo (marked with small red circle on the map). 1962-1980
- Moscow. 1980-1992
- "Dom Kommuni" (obschaga MISiS)
- "Belyaevo" (obschaga MISiS)
- ul. Obrucheva
- Primary: Lutsino
- Secondary/high: Vvedenskoe
- Higher: MISiS (Moscow Steel and Alloys Institute), PMP (Department of Semiconductor Materials and Devices). 1979-1985. MET-79-1 and MET-80-1 (after "akadem").
- Work: P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute. Solid State Physics Devision. Russian Science Academy. Moscow. 1985-1989 under G.A. Kaljuzhnaja. 1989-1992 in Electron Microscopy Group (with S.R. Oktyabrsky, V.I. Ktitorov and K.Ju. Dovidenko).