Being born to a poor family in Kirovograd Vladimir have been raised by the street. Sticking around with small local thugs and gangs. Small thefts, roberys and similar crime activitys have kept him fed since his young age. Within the civil war he joined a group thet went to South Zagoria as a portunity for smuggling the goods and people across the borders in and out. Within this time he have learned how to hunt and poach on the wildlife of South Zagoria as this was the easiest way to get food and sell some goods to the both side of participating in the civil war. Mostly living in deep woods of South Zagoria he learned how to move around without drawing unwanted attention.
He didn´cared much about for whom he is working. Chernaruss didnt gave him much so why should he care about her at first place. Once he accepted some job the main rule was "Dont ask the questions". Of course he have not participated in every nasty job asked to do but the gray are he was working in wasnt small and he had a code which jobs he is not willing to take.
It was living on edge and sometimes with spice of danger but it was not a bad living and even after civil war he stayed in South Zagoria and continued with the work at the borders with Russia.
Then virus started to spread.
Informations about outbreak reached him within a job of smuggling people across the borders. At first he didnt believed it but radio chatter said otherwise. He saw things that he saw even before. People turning back on each other, killing each others and dont be mistaken, many of them have not been infected. Chaos that started with the outbreak what actually helped him as his skills have been wanted more than before.
This part have to be written as it covers mist and and only generic events in this part of his life until now.