Elena Androtov was an escort for Sam in the novel Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Checkmate.
Elena Androtov was a biologist with the Pripyat Research Industrial Association (PRIA). It had managed the thirty-kilometer zone around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. This was known as the Exclusion Zone.
She had been providing information regarding the Exclusion Zone to the CIA for six years.
She was Sam's "tour guide" for Chernobyl.