Oleg was born in the city of Perm in 1961. After graduating from St. Petersburg University in Philosophy, he went on to study post-graduate work in philosophy at the Russian Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg, before becoming a lecturer there in 1992. In 1996, Oleg moved to the Solovetskiy Islands and taught history at a local school. Since 1999, he has worked at the Federal Museum Reserve and is currently in the role of Deputy Director in the Informational, Exhibitional, Educational, and Public Relations branches.
- Mysteries of the Far North: Russia's White Sea - July 20, 2014