Artyom Kosmov was a Spetsnaz GRU operative specializing in hand to hand combat. He was brothers with Vladmir Kosmov, the team sniper. Artyom was known to be stone cold in the face of danger, and showed no sympathy. He was very strong as well as agile and had amazing reflexes. Artyom was also known to always keep his word. He usually was armed with an AK-47 and a Makarov pistol.