The mission starts with the player controlling Andrei Harkov, a bodyguard of President Boris Vorshevsky. Then President Vorshevsky attends a meeting with a few people as Harkov watches. Gunfire is heard by the people and hijackers then try to takeover the plane but Anton Fedorov and Andrei Harkov saves the President and his daughter Alena. They call for help and a helicopter comes down for help. But it is soon revealed that it was Vladimir Makarov in the heli. Makarov then kills Harkov , Fedorov and other guards before leaving and kidnapping Alena.