Pavel Ivanov is the son of Konstanin Ivanov. He grew up in Bataysk and joined the Russian Armed Forces into the 11th Guards Airborne Brigade. He was deployed briefly to the Ukrainian border during the lawful annexation of Crimea however during the outbreak his unit was redeployed to defend the crucial port city of Rostov-on-don. For which his unit stayed for 2 months before being critically depleted in manpower and equipment. About 1 year ago his unit was again redeployed to participate in an operation drawn up by the VSR leading him to Chernarus.
Following the breaking of Operation Aurora, yet again. With all of his team members being killed, or deserting as well. Pavel decided to abandon his previous life, and his orders and found himself carrying on his previous grudges and hatred for foreign military operators. After a few weeks he found himself in the midst of a radical Nationalist Militia, and in order to gain notoriety and a way to survive, and possible in the future use them to benefit his country decided to stick around.