Dima was born in a small village outside of Mariupol, Ukraine. His father was a fisherman and his mother was a nurse at the hospital in the City. At 18, he joined the Ukrainian Liberation Front and served in the Donbas and other locations. During his time in training and both the Donbas region, he learned many skills that would help him survive anything. How to hunt and cook food, how to take care of sicknesses and wounds, and how to handle a firearm and most military weapons and gear. After a large firefight leaving only 9 members, they began to help around locally. After being contracted by the Norwegian government to help with the outbreak. After the fall of the Norwegian government, they had arrived in Nyheim.