Mr. Ivan Vanko (a.k.a. Whiplash)
Ivan, desite being born in Atlantis, was deported with his father. He spent childhood in various orphanages and reformatories. During his studies at Moscow University, he was caught preparing explosives for the dissidents and sentenced for 30 years improsonment. After his release, he reconnected with his father.
He met lord Anthony de Stark in Monaco, where he demanded acknowledgment and financial retribution for the Arc Reactor technology. When Stark-Carbonell Industries refused his demands, claiming that Tony de Stark's original design was used, Vanko struck a deal with Justin de Hammer, to create an alternative Arc Reactor.