Russian journalist and political analyst who shot to prominence as the founder and director of the National Strategy Institute. He has also been a commentator on many Russian oligarchs including Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
A 2003 paper he wrote titled State and Oligarchy brought him lots of attention.
He's attracted the public to his Twitter feed where he shares his thoughts with over 100,000 followers.
His father's name is Alexander. He was married to his wife Olesya from 2005-11.
He's been interviewed by major publications about his opinions on Russian President Vladimir Putin.