Dmitry Kochenkov, was born in Novosibirsk, Russia in 1982. By the time he was seven his parents left the harsh life of Russia to seek a new life in the U.S. Dmitry proved to show interest in the military at a young age and moved back to Russia at sixteen and lived with his Grandparents before joining the Russian military in 2001 and served until 2006 following a training accident causing the loss of nerves in his left foot. After his Medical retirement from the Russian military he became a Military Equipment Contractor for the Czech government and an avid hunter. In late 2016 he took a hunting trip to the Black Mountains before becoming stranded in Chernarus following the "outbreak". Dmitry's goal is to try and escape from Chernarus and try to return to his home in Czechoslovakia.