Daniel Bazinov was born and raised in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia brought up as in poverty. However despite growing up in poverty, Bazinov indulged himself in many expensive vices eventually resorting to crime in order to fund his habit. However everything changed when he was 17 years old, when both his mother and his father passing away, leaving him with no where else to go but perhaps his retired grandparents or worst, a foster home. Determined to stay independent and appalled by the fact that he might have to be taken care of by complete strangers or force his elderly grandparents to raise him and his brother, Bazinov decided to enlist in the Russian Army. Leaving his brother behind and starting a new career as a soldier.