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Was born in St.Petersburg, Russia.
Antifascist, vegan, businessman.
In the last several years he was actively engaged in business, that helped him to maintain his family and dog. He is interested in scientific breakthroughs, travelling, martial arts and sport in general. Took 1st place at the Russian NorthWest Powerlifting Championship in 2013. Practised martial arts in “Versus” combat gym. 
On January 25th of 2018 was arrested by FSB during investigation of so-called “Network” case.
Was sentenced to 3.5 years in a general regime penal colony under part 2 of article 205.4 of the Criminal Code.

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