Born on October 20, 1961, Novy Shimber village, Atninsky region, TASSR.
Graduated from Kazan State University (1984) and Academy of Russian Federal Security Service (1999).
1984 – 1987 – investigator, senior investigator, the Division of the Interior, Soviet district executive committee
1987 – 1991 – senior secretary, instructor of the Division for work of executive authorities of TASSR Council of Ministers
1991 – 1992 – Aide to Tatarstan President
1992 – 1995 – Head of the Department of Special Militia Service under Tatarstan Ministry of the Interior
1995 – 1998 – military service in Russian Federal Security Service in leadership roles.
From June 1998 to April 2012 – Tatarstan Minister of the Interior
On May 28, 2012 appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan
On August 23, 2013 appointed Chief of Staff of Tatarstan President’s Office
State awards of the Russian Federation:
Order of Honour (2003)
Order for Courage (2006)
Order of Merits for the Motherland of the IV class (2009)
Order of Courage (2012)
Letter of Gratitude of Russian President (2006)
Letter of Gratitude of Russian President (2010)
The Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour (2014)
Letter of Gratitude of Russian President (2017)
State awards of the Republic of Tatarstan:
Honourable title “Honoured employee of the Department of the Interior of the Republic of Tatarstan (2001)
Medal “For valorous labour” (2006)
Letter of Gratitude of Tatarstan President (2007)
Engraved golden watch from Tatarstan President (2007)
Letter of Gratitude of Tatarstan President (2011)
Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan (2013)
Medal of the "Order of merit to the Republic of Tatarstan" (2016)
Order of Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow of the II class (2002)
Order of Honour Al-Fahr of the II class (2007), and more than 20 awards of Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan.