Maxim Simonik was born in Novorossiysk, the main Russian port on the Black Sea, on the 5/8/1992. Throughout his youth Maxim was characterised by two loves, his fanatic love for the cities football team; FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk, and his love for the Motherland. Two years prior to leaving school Maxim was far from the sharpest tool in the shed, however he showed amazing athletic prowess, gaining him the opportunity to trial for FC Chernomorets. Maxim was accepted into the youth system, however failed to reach his potential due to family and school issues, resulting in his departure from the academy and upon graduation military service. After finishing the 2 years of mandatory military service he decided to enlist in the Airborne Troops. He proved to be a really badass due to his athletic history and extremely determined nature and 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, name 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 name 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. Maxim had never quite experienced a mission like this one. It was going to be a new challenge for all the men in the 104th.