Martin Grigorievich grew up in Severograd. He grew up with his father and brother because their mother left them after he was born. His father was born in Russia, Moscow and he moved to Chernarus after he finished high school. Martin and his father moved in 2002 to the USA. Dad's girlfriend and Martin's brother stayed in Severograd. When the civil war began, his father returned to Severograd to find his girlfriend and brother so Martin stayed in the states with his grandmother. Martin's dad and his girlfriend were killed during the civil war but his brother stayed alive.