Was born in the city of Zvenigorod in the Moscow Region. Graduated from the Leningrad Technological Institute of Paper and Pulp Industry and the USSR Red Banner KGB Institute.
Has served in the USSR State Security Committee authorities.
Was transferred to the USSR KGB First Chief Directorate (foreign intelligence). Was on official assignment in one of the South-East Asia countries for three and a half years.
Occupied a position of the head of several regional divisions of the Ministry of Defense – Federal Counter-Intelligence Service – Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation in Saint-Petersburg, in particular, was the head of the Central Regional Department of the FSS (FSB) of Russia.
Deputy Head of the FSS (FSB) of Russia Department for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region.
Was transferred to the central office of the FSS (FSB) of Russia, was appointed a Deputy Head of the Economic Security Department of the FSS (FSB) of Russia.
Head of the Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation (FSO of Russia). In 2004 E.A. Murov was given a rank of the army general by the Order of the President of the Russian Federation. It was the first time in history of the soviet and post-soviet special services when the head of the protective service was given such a high rank.
Retired from the military service (Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 1421 dated November 15, 2010) retaining the position of the Director of the Federal Protective Service of Russia.
In the young age was into boxing and basketball, has sporting achievements and awards. Murov has been Head of the Guardian Board of the Boxing Federation of Russia for several years. On June 27, 2007 he was elected the President of the Boxing Federation of Russia. In 2009 he retired from the position of the President of the Boxing Federation of Russia and became head of the High Supervisory Board of the Boxing Federation of Russia. At the same time E.A. Murov is the special representative of the President pf the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) as a vice-president (from 2011 to the present day). Is as well a member of the Guardian Board of the All-Russian Fitness and Sport Society “Dynamo”.
Does not posess any shares of JSC Zarubezhneft