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- 1962-1967: Undergraduate Program in Assyriology, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St.Petersburg State University.
- 1974: PhD Thesis: The city of Larsa (socio-economical aspects). (Advisor: Prof. Igor M. Diakonoff).
- 1997: Doctor of History Thesis: Southern Mesopotamia in the early 2nd millennium BC (socio-economical aspects).
Professional positions and teaching experience:
- Since 1994: Professor, Department of Ancient Orient, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, SPbSU
- Since 1968: Senior Researcher, Department of the Ancient Near East, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, Russian Academy of Sciences
- Southern Mesopotamia during the Old Babylonian period, Socio-economical history of the Ancient Near East (7th-2nd millennia BC)
- History of the Ancient Near East
- Old Babylonian letters and legal documents
- Studies in the History of Southern Mesopotamia in Early Antiquity (from the 7th to the middle of the 2nd millennium BC). St.Petersburg, 2016. 552 p. [Rus.]
- Ancient city of Larsa. Socio-economical aspects. Moscow, 1988. 206 p. [Rus.]
- Ethno-linguistic structure of the Mesopotamian population in the early 2nd millennium B. C. // Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University. Philology. Asian Studies. Journalism. Series 13, Issue 2. St. Petersburg, 2014, pp. 84-95. [Rus.]
- "The Noble and the Great". Rich Families of the City of Larsa in the 19th–18th centuries B. C. Written Monuments of the Orient (Pismennije Pamjatniki Vostoka), N 1(20), 2014, pp. 45-57. [Rus.]
- Two Cuneiform Tablets Related to Urban Property from the Beginning of the 2nd Millennium B.C. from South Mesopotamia (YOS VIII 153, YOS XII 307). Written Monuments of the Orient (Pismennije Pamjatniki Vostoka), N 1(19), 2012, pp. 28-37. [Rus.]
- Interaction of ethnic groups in the early history of Mesopotamia // Journal of Ancient History (Vestnik Drevney Istorii), N 3, 2011, pp.3-29. [Rus.]
- Documents dating in Southern Mesopotamia of the Old Babylonian period (2000–1600 BC) // Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University. Philology. Asian Studies. Journalism. Series 13, Issue 4. St. Petersburg, 2010, pp. 50-60. [Rus.]
- Two fiscal cadastral lists from Larsa (TCL X 133, XI 171). In: EDUBBA is everlasting. Rroceedings of the Conference held in commemoration of the 90th birthday of Igor M.Diakonoff. The Hermitage Publishing House, 2005, pp. 126-145. [Rus.]
- Population of the city of Nippur in the early 2nd millennium BC. In: Historiography and sources of Asia and Africa. Issue 20. St.Petersburg, 2003, pp. 84-103. [Rus.]
- Old Babylonian seals with the name of the god Amurru from the Hermitage collection. In: Notes of the Orientalistic Branch of the Archaeological Society. Vol. 1 (ХХVI). St.Petersburg: Peterburgskoje Vostokovedenije, 2002, pp. 134-147. [Rus.]
- Sellers and Buyers of Urban Real Estate in South Mesopotamia. In: Urbanization in the Ancient Near East. Ed. M.Hadson, R.Levine. Harvard USA, 1999, p. 353-363.
- Inscriptions on Old Babylonian seals-2. Journal of Ancient History (Vestnik Drevney Istorii), 1998, № 2, pp. 66-74. [Rus.]
- Inscriptions on Old Babylonian seals-1. Journal of Ancient History (Vestnik Drevney Istorii), 1997, № 2, pp. 116-123. [Rus.]