Two graduate degrees. The first one - at the Rybinsk State Technological Academy (RGATA) with a degree in Technology of manufacturing of aviation engines. The second one – at the Yaroslavl Pedagogical University named after Ushinsky with a degree in journalism.
Before 2006 Vladimir worked as scientific reviewer of Novie Izvestia newspaper. At the same time he published materials in Populiarnaya Mechanica (Popular Mechanics) magazine. From 2006 till 2014 Vladimir worked at RBC Daily newspaper. Currently he is an editorial director of Avtosalon supplement to Novie Izvestia newspaper.
In charge of automotive subjects since 2007.