Graduated from The Institute of Asian and African Studies (ISAA), Moscow State University (1976). PhD (political sciences) from ISAA in 1980 ("Forming and Socio-economic Structure of Thailand's Intelligencia"). For more than 30 years has been working in the system of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) – first at the Institute of Oriental Studies, since 1990 – at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations as a lead researcher. The author of more than 100 research works, including seven monographs, a handbook plus numerous articles and reports. Main spheres of professional interest – environmental politics of developing countries, global environmental problems, socio-political development of Southeast Asian countries, regional and international environmental cooperation. Language fluency: English, Thai. For 20 years has been lecturing on Regional Ecopolitology at major higher education institutions of Moscow – Moscow State University (Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Political Science, the Institute of Asian and African Studies), the International Independent Ecopolitological University (MNEPU), the Institute of Practical Oriental Studies. Spoke at a number of international conferences, took part in meetings of environmental NGOs.
- Intelligentsia of Thailand. – Moscow: "Nauka" – 1983.
- Nationalist problem in Thailand. – Moscow, "Nauka" –1985.
- Environmental security: the lessons of developing countries. –Moscow: IMEMO – 1993.
- The role of environmental movement in providing environmental security of Southeast Asian countries. – Moscow: IMEMO. –2002
- The role of state in environmental modernization of Southeast Asian countries. – Moscow: IMEMO – 2004.
- Environmental strategy of Southeast Asian countries (socio-political aspects. – Moscow: IMEMO – 2010.
- South-West and South East Asia: the problems of water resources (socio-economic and eco-political aspects (in co-authorship with A.O.Philonic).– Moscow: Institute of Middle East studies. – 1996.
- Regional ecopolitology (manual)– М.: MNEPU. – 1999