Mikhail was born in Moscow to far right parents, where his father was an important member of the Russian National Unity party and paramilitary organization. His brother began to take after his father and convinced Mikhail to come with him. Mikhail join a splinter of RNU known as "Белая Борьба", and went to Chernarus to spread their ideals. Arrived at Belocerszk before the infection, and have spread east as communists pushed them out. Mikhail follows his brother Konstantin into battle and into spreading what is right to the people of Chernarus.