Born 5 March 1974 in Kostroma, Russia.
In 1994, Kopin began his political career as the deputy director of the Nizhniy Novgorod Regional Center for Youth Initiatives.
In 1996, he graduated from Volgo-Vyatskaya Academy.
In 1998, Kopin worked in the branch of the bank SBS-Agro in Kostroma.
In 1999, Kopin was appointed as the advisor of Alexander Nazarov, who was the governor of Chukotka at the time.
Kopin was also the advisor of Nazarov's successor, Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich.
In December 2001, Kopin was chosen to be the chief of the municipal union in Chaunskiy district.
In December of 2003, he was chosen to be the chief of the municipal district in Bilibinskiy.
In these two elections, Kopin received over 70% of the vote.
Kopin became the acting governor on 3 July 2008, when Roman Abramovich, the then-governor of Chukotka, resigned.
Kopin is married and has a son.