Society Valentin Golubev was born June 21, 1955. He worked as a tiler-facing worker in building trust Svetlahorsk, served in the army. He graduated from the Belarusian State University. Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Candidate of Historical Sciences (thesis — "Zamlevparadkavanne and land farmers in Belarus 16-18 centuries").
From 1990 to January 1996 — MP Supreme Council Belarus of the 12th convocation, coordinator of the opposition Belarusian Popular Front, the Secretary of the Commission sun on international affairs and economic ties. One of the authors of the Declaration of State Sovereignty Republic of Belarus. He was a member of the Constitutional Commission. In 1991 — 1995 — vice-chairman Belarusian Popular Front, the head of the Minsk city organization of the Belarusian Popular Front. Member of hunger opposition deputies BNF in April 1995 against Lukashenko initiated referendum.
He is married and has two sons and a granddaughter.