Born in Kharkiv, Ukraine Artem was born into the aftermath of the USSR his family was relatively poor and his father would always blame the government for not having fair wages. His father worked himself to a early grave and his Mother.. lost her battle to cancer. Artem mostly worked as a farmer and occasionally worked with in a small store as a cleaner. He eventually saw his opportunity to fight in 2014 with the 2014 Ukraine Revolution and fight he did.. He fought against the corrupt Ukrainian Government until they won the Revolution. He would later form a group amongst some of his comrades from the revolution called the Black Army and anarchist group dedicated on carrying the traditions of the original Black Army during the revolutions in 1918 Russia, but every version of anarchism is different.. and Artem wanted to do it HIS way... and he still plans on doing it, with Chernarus as its foundation he shall make the Anarchist State he craves for.