Viktor Uspaskich was born on July 24, 1959 in Urdoma, Arkhangelsk region, USSR.
1997-2003 - chairman of the Association of Lithuanian Employers;
2000 - member of Seimas (Parliament of Lithuania) as a non-party member of the New Union social liberal party;
2003 - member of Labour Party of Lithuania; Minister of Economic Affairs.
2006 - Lithuania had issued an arrest warrant for Uspaskich suspected of Tax fraud.