His Life


  • Alexander was born in post-Stalin Siberia, 1953: The Khrushchev Era. Life was difficult
  • By age 5, he was orphaned and his grandmother became his sole guardian
  • He attended boarding school, learning English, a variety of sports including swimming and chess
  • Soon, he became interested in engineering and pursued an education in Mechanical Engineering
  • He left Russia forever in 1973