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Real Identity: Anatoli Knyazev
Affiliation(s): Legion of Doom
Appearances: Kid's Stuff, I am Legion, Dead Reckoning, the Great Brain Robbery and Alive!
Skills: Hand to hand combat, weapons
Anatoli Knyazev is an ex-assassin from the KGB, the secret police of former USSR, Russia today. Over time, Knyazev turned rogue and went on an unauthorized mission to kill 10 people involved with the US Strategic Defense Initiative. His killing spree led him to Gotham City where he came into conflict with Batman. It is said that in one encounter, KGBeast's arm was trapped by one of Batman's weapons. KGBeast escaped that day, by severing his own hand. In the meantime, he outfitted his arm with a high powered gun. KGBeast is skilled in hand to hand combat and in weaponry, including explosives.