Alexsandr Sanviev is a character in the Lilydale series.
Alexsandr was born into a Red Army family and he enlisted when he turned 18. After the Soviet Union pulled out of Afghanistan, he was transferred into the Spetsnaz shortly before the collapse of the Union.
He is calm in crisis and harbours a joyous, if acerbic outlook. He has a limited social filter which has gotten him into trouble in the past.