Charhinets is the head of The Union of Writers of Belarus, significant for its strongly loyal position towards the current Belarusian government. Besides his literary career, he is known for his political activities. (1)
Having worked for the criminal service for more than 20 years and participated in the war of Afghanistan, Charhinets mostly dedicates his literary works to detective genres with the main characters coming from the militia environment and other law enforcing authorities. He wrote several novels in Russian, among them – "The Investigation Continues" (Следствие продолжается, 1977), one of the earliest detective novels about the activities of major Vetrov; "The Order Number One" (Приказ № 1,1985), dedicated to the events of the pre-revolutionary Minsk, where M. Frunze came delegated by the Bolshevik party to carry out promotional activities; "Sons" (Сыновья, 1989), about the tragic events of the War in Afghanistan, presented from the point of view of young soldiers, as well as their parents, or even Afghanistan inhabitants; "The Mystery of the Oval Office" (Тайна овального кабинета, 2002), the storyline of which unfolds in Washington City, within its highest government circles; "You Have a Mission" (Вам - задание, 2004) – about the activities of militia in the war time, and other works.