Slava was born in Moscow, Russia in 1955. His father was a engineer for the Soviet Union. His mother stayed home and cared for his seven other siblings. Slava moves to a southernmost city in Russia called Sochi. The City was just northeast of chernarus. His father died in 1963, in an apparent homicide in moscow during the height of the soviet union demise at the time. Slava left russia in 1995 following a few decades of personal turmoil. In 1988, Slav had been married for 20 years and a father for 5, Russia was not good to him, the government became interested in Slavas ties to the soviet union due to his father. In an attempt to find peace he moves to Chernarus. His family resided in Zelenogorsk. Slava became a Teacher in the towns school. He was preciously a professor of science in Sochi. In 2010 Slavas wife passed away due to heart complications. Slava had two sons, Wojeck and Abram. Both were in there twentie when Slavas wife passed away. He continued to teach for two years but then retired and went on a tour of europe, he unfortunately got sick in Romania and came back home, Slava was hospitalized and put on IV. He survied despite loosing some minor cognitive skills. SLavas heath was well and he beagn teaching again, in the same schol a month before the infection.