Cost. was born in 1970 in Moscow (USSR). He started to draw very young and he illustrated his first book before he was ten. His family moved to Belgium in 1980 and 3 years later Cost. become french citizen. In 1995 he finished „La Cambre“, Artistic University (Brussels), in the Grafic section.
In 1998 he started creating political drawings for the belgian newspaper called Le Soir.
Since then, he is working as a professional illustrator, mainly for press (Le Soir, Courrier International, Journal du Mardi, Espace de Libertés, Journaliste, Vif-Express, etc.).