Vladimir was born in St. Petersburg 16.02.1995 and at 7 years old started to play chess at the club (Peters Rook). He won the title of Russian Champion in his age category in 2006, in rapid chess. Vladimir was also the winner of a number of Junior tournaments including the Absolute Champion of Russia in 2011 (all categories) and Absolute Champion of Europe 2013(5 gold medals). In both tournaments, he was under 18.
Vladimir was the Bronze Medalist of the European Championship in 2014 and Bronze medalist of the World Championship under 20 (2014). He was also the winner of the Nutcracker 2014 in the overall standings, and several other international tournaments. Even more, Vladimir tied first place in Grenke Chess Open 2016.