Attacking midfielder who joined both CSKA Moscow and the Russian national team in 2008.
He began his youth career with Yunost Vladikavkaz in 2000.
He scored 6 goals in 37 appearances for Krylya Sovetov-SOK from 2006 to 2007.
He was born in Beslan, Russia.
He and Andrei Arshavin were teammates on the Russian national team from 2008 to 2012.