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"Who Archer think he is? Only guy who want father?"
—Boris[src]
""Come on, buddy."
—Boris

Boris AKA Jakov's Assistant, is a reliable KGB soldier that often assists Nikolai Jakov with a variety of tasks as he is desperate for Nikolai's attention. Boris also sabotaged the paternity test to see if Sterling Archer is his biological son due to his jealousy.

His rank is Junior Lieutenant, but he manages to exert high authority in carrying out missions and setting KGB direction, such as green lighting a cyborg project that turned Barry Dylan into the man made of metal fused with flesh that he is today. Ironically, this act would lead to Jakov's dismissal from the KGB to be replaced by Barry, something Boris did not handle well.

Luckily, Barry's leadership was temporary, as Boris is now assistant to Katya Kazanova when she becomes the head of KGB. Eventually, Boris becomes Katya's latest love interest, after she dumped Barry. His sudden large decrease of intelligence has made him something of a disappointment for Katya. This dense version of him may very well just be a disguise, to rule himself out as a possible candidate for whatever the next master plan is that he may be concocting.


Following the events of Lana Kane's promotion to Owner & Spymaster of IIA, the UN are voting to outlaw independent spy agencies. Boris makes his finally return to the series as part of the criminal organization Silver Wolf run by Katya.

Appearances[]

Season 1[]

Season 2[]

  • In "Movie Star," he again tries to raise Jakov's spirits by demonstrating a voice-changing device.
  • In "White Nights," he oversees and sabotages the paternity test.
  • In "Double Trouble," he attempts to earn a promotion by leading an operation to recover Katya Kazanova, before dismissing it due to Barry Dylan's going rogue.

Season 3[]

  • In "Crossing Over", he disobeys Barry's orders to send Jakov to Siberia, instead helping him escape to the United States.

Season 4[]

Season 6[]

S06E04-Boris-Katya

I forget to make waffles.

  • In "Edie's Wedding", it is revealed that he has began going out with Katya after the latter dumped her previous boyfriend, Barry, and was described as "literally the dumbest guy in Russia" by Barry.
  • In "Reignition Sequence", Boris is seen reading a Russian comic book in bed next to Katya. He becomes suspicious when she gets a phone call in the middle of the night, and abandons him.
    • Note: The comic book Boris is reading is titled "Страна Герои" ("Hero Country"), with a collectivized farming cover that mimics "Action Comics #1", the June 1938 comic book issue in which Superman debuted.

Trivia[]

  • Boris is a reference to the character Ronnie from Frisky Dingo.
  • Boris is not a reference to the character "Boris" from "Rocky & Bullwinkle/Boris & Natasha". Even though both they have Russian accents, both characters are named "Boris" and attached to secret spy agencies.

Gallery of Images[]

There are 18 images of Boris on this Wiki, visit the Boris gallery to view all the images and screenshots. Here is a sample of images from the gallery:

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