Born in 1975 in Cheboksary, near Kazan. Aleksandr majored in electrical engineering and has worked in television since 1999. He started out as an editor, cameraman and broadcast journalist in the southern cities of Kislovodsk, Pyatigorsk and Rostov-on-Don.
Since 2002 he has worked in Moscow on a wide variety of media projects, including at the world-renowned movie studio "Mosfilm".
After joining RT in 2006, Aleksandr's desire for professional growth led him to take a course at the Institute for Advanced Training of Workers in Television and Radio. This course opened up new horizons and professional interests. Aleksandr currently works as a documentary filmmaker at RT.