Russian journalist and propagandist who first gained attention as the host of the Nightingale Warbling live radio program. He has also presented the political talk show On the Stand and the news commentary series Sunday Night.
He studied at both the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
In 2005, he received the TEFI Russian Television Prize for Best Interviewer.
He married Elga Sepp in 2001. His children's names are Ekaterina, Sofia, Polina, Aleksandr and Mikhail.
He spoke out in support of future president Vladimir Putin at a 2007 pre-election rally.