A generally unremarkable eastern european teenager, who's youth was characterized with defiant rebellion against the american puppet state of chernarus.
Maksim was imprisoned for conspiracy against the state in the early 2010s, during his time in prison he was radicalized by ex-chedaki soldiers who were put on minor sentences as they were disillusioned with the movement.
They revealed their distaste for the movement, due to it being in their mind nothing short of a proxy for russian imperialism. Maksim was educated on militant tactics and the prisoner's knowledge of communism and Leaderless Resistance.
Shortly after being released in 2015, with no government knowledge of his radicalization, He set out with his partner Pyotr, who he met within prison to educate and form terror cells under the banner of the "Red Underground"