- "You are damaged goods. Only a grave can cure a hunchback."
- — Volkov to Bell, before getting ambushed.
Anton Volkov is a Russian Mafia boss with connects to various criminal syndicates throughout Europe and the Americas, including the Menendez Cartel. He also holds ties to the Soviet Government through Perseus. He is the tertiary antagonist who appeared in the level Brick in the Wall of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
Born off the coast near Leningrad, Volkov was once a small-time crook who rose through the ranks to become a powerful mob boss and criminal puppet master operating from abroad, Then in 1961 he moved into East Berlin just as the Wall was being built. He now spends significant amounts of time within the German Democratic Republic, drifting between East Berlin and the Stralsund waterfront. He has been involved in prostitution rings, drug trafficking, weapons sales, etc. The biggest score for him came when he was payed off by Perseus to help smuggle a Greenlight nuclear weapon outside of Europe.
- If Bell didn't kill or capture Volkov and just stand behind him, he will eventually pull out a spare gun and kill Bell instantly. Also, if Bell tries to leave the room, it will automatically kill them (even Volkov is not moving).