Ilya Kholodov was born in Tverskaya, Moscow. He was born on the 13th of May, 1993. He was born to a relatively wealthy family that lived in the suburbs of Moscow. His father, Maxim, was his inspiration and rolemodel throughout his life. It was because of him, that he maintained a very hardworking attitude and could maintain a level head through stressful situations. He went through his basic education and graduated high school when he was order to join the military. After finishing the 2 years of mandatory military service he decided to enlist in the Airborne Troops. He proved to be a really badass motherfucker that would fuck your shit up given the chance so he was accepted into the Vozdushno-desantnye voyska. Soviet airborne troops are among the best-trained soldiers in the Russian armed forces.The training that they receive is physically rigorous and mentally demanding. It is conducted under conditions simulating actual combat, including extensive NBC training. Airborne training integrates special airborne techniques with basic motorized rifle tactics. During the six months of specialized training for the VDV, Ilya met with the rest company that he would serve with in Chechnya, Ukraine, and now South Zagoria. After finishing the specialized training to become a certified badass, Ilya was awarded with the rank of Ryadovóy. Under the command of Major Vyacheslav Mikhailov, they served in the line of combat in Chechnya, Ukraine, and now South Zagoria. July 17th, Major Mikhailov briefed us all for our next mission in South Zagoria. Ilya had never quite experienced a mission like this one. It was going to be a new challenge for all the men in the 104th.