He said he saw a "semi-transparent half tube" spaceship on his balcony. He then entered it and met "human-like creatures in yellow spacesuits", The Moscow Times reported.
"I am often asked which language I used to talk to them. Perhaps it was on a level of the exchange of the ideas," he told the television program host.
He had told The Guardian the aliens took him to "some kind of star".
Read more in "Out of this world: Russian region leader's alien abduction story shakes officials".
With a bizzaro head for the world chess body like that, I can only wish us good luck for attracting big-time money sponsorships.