Navy Captain (3rd Rank), Commander - Major
Cargo ID: #211
Call Sign: "Skif" (Скиф)
Full Name: Svyatoslav Igorevich Nizhegorodov
Russian Name: Нижегородов Святослав Игоревич
Date of Birth: December 27, 1988 (age: 33 years)
Place of Birth: Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia
Place of Residence: Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine
Education: Naval Cadet Corps Kronstadt (2006), Marine Corps St. Petersburg Naval Institute (2011), Special Forces Russian Ministry of Defense.
Awards: Medal “For Courage,” , Order of Courage (ph.), others under investigation
Previously Deployed: Georgia, Syria
Commander of Group 561, Naval Emergency Rescue Center. He was a qualified diver, parachutist instructor, completed a mountaineering category, was a knife fighting instructor, and studied Arabic.