Borris soon became Pavel's greatest friend, being able to trust him with his very life. Being born alongside his sister in Yaroslavl, Russia, Borris was a tank crew commander of tank ten, part of the 141st tank brigade - 19th motor rifles prior to meeting Pavel at the Chernogorsk UN camp. Upon meeting Pavel, his first words to him were "Do you have a smoke to spare?" which ignited a companionship that is rare to come across these days. Borris has been with Pavel since the beginning with Pavel seeing him as a brother despite his Russian origins. Borris would risk his own life to save Pavel multiple times.
-Borris looking over Pavel after the confrontation
Months into the outbreak, Pavel, along with Borris and a friend named Gil, were placed on the receiving end of betrayal by one of their own, resulting in a near death experience for Pavel. Becoming separated upon their escape, Borris found Pavel and, while being badly beaten himself, dragged him to a house far off in the countryside where he could perform medical on him to the best of his ability. Borris succeeded in saving pavel's life by luckily sharing the same blood and becoming blood brothers.
When Pavel came through, Borris was by his side to help him through the pain. Borris was not only a brother, but became a guardian angel that day to Pavel. Upon healing to a movable status, they linked back up with Gil.
Now Pavel and Borris run The Riptide Remnants.
Borris is currently at The Depot
EARL "GIL" GILBERT
Gil is a man who believed he was born in America, but found his original birth place was within Novigrad. He believed coming to South Zagoria would allow him to find his thought-to-be dead mother, but he only found himself trapped within this nightmare.
Gil was an oddball in Pavel's eyes. Gil was both serious but odd at the same time, catching Pavel off guard at certain times. Regardless, Pavel quickly grew fond of Gil, considering him a close friend and someone that he can trust. Pavel admires his ability to enjoy the little things in life, usually always seeing Gil listening to his walkman. Gil and Pavel enjoy sharing moments of peace together listening to the western music Gil has compiled.
Gil is a trusted member of The Riptide remnants.
Gil is currently at The Depot
Taryn Allegheny is a head strong camp leader that's proven time and time again that she cares only for the conditions of those closest. She's risked her life countless times to save some of the most lost of souls. She found herself in Chernarus after the boat she was aboard crashed, stranding her right in the middle of ground zero.
Taryn has impacted Pavel heavily, showing him that complete strangers can still care for others. She's revived Pavel's faith in humanity multiple times by forcing herself into the worst of it to save whoever she possibly could. She's proven to Pavel that she's trustworthy, and a great friend to him.
Taryn was killed by Nationalists. Pavel blames himself for her death.
JOAKIM "JOE" WEISS
Weiss was a German jet pilot that conducted missions in Area of Operations such as Syria and Afghanistan. He flew a Tornado IDS he named "Creeping Death" and in its cockpit is where he truly felt at home. After running a failed fire mission in Chernarus, Weiss found himself parachuting into the dense foliage below. Waking up days later, he found himself trapped within Chernarus just like everyone else.
Pavel and Joakim have attained a close friendship, Pavel viewing him as a trusted friend. Joakim has strange tendencies and Pavel sometimes jokes that he is a machine built for war. Nonetheless, Pavel sees potential in Joakim, and believes he will eventually become a people person.
Joakim is a trusted member of The Riptide Remnants
Joakim Weiss is currently at The Depot
"Мы боимся того, чего хотим больше всего."
Tatiana Petrokov is the sister of Pavels closest friend currently, Borris. Being raised by her brother and mother, she relied heavily on Borris. He is the entire reason that she came to Chernarus. When she stopped receiving letters from Borris, she feared for the worst. Setting out to find him, she eventually found herself stumbling into Chernarus.
Tatiana quickly caught the interest of Pavel, the fabled sister of his closest ally. Soon enough, Pavel found peace in her presence. Tatiana became a romantic interest to Pavel and their interactions became more intimate. She is his escape from this harsh reality, but an escape that he fears more than anything. The thought of her ending up like the rest of them is a burden Pavel will have to carry. He has a deep and genuine care for her, and is willing to lay his life on the line.
Tatiana is currently at The Depot
Her and Pavel are currently in a relationship. His feelings for her are strong. Originally scared of becoming too attached, Pavel is now afraid to leave her side. She is the closest person to Pavel, knowing more about his past than anyone else.