Oleg was born in Omsk, Siberia, in 1958.
He majored in electrical engineering and started working in television in 1996 as a contractor.
From 2001, he worked for the Moscow Region TV and Moscow’s Digital TV companies as a vice-chairman and editor in chief.
In 2008, he joined RT as the chief editor of a weekly TV documentary program and advanced to become the head of the TV Programs Department.
Since September 2015, Oleg has been working as a film director.