Dr. Gregor Zelinsky (Russian: Григорий Зелинский) is a scientific genius in the Axis of Empires. Considered one of the most intelligent minds of the Soviet Union, Zelinsky created the USSR's Temporal Displacement Device in a year-long secret project. He was code named Z and was assistant to Dr. Nikola Tesla. It was Tesla who gave Dr. Zelinsky the secret of time travel, and was warned by Tesla about the consequences of time stream alterations. He was killed during the Axis Civil War.