Son of Sergei Smirnov the Wild Bear of Russia. Rank is 2nd Lieutenant. He has an intense hatred of his father because of a military incident in which Sergei had to choose between saving his wife and saving his men. During his time in the ALaws he is assigned to the same unit as Louise Havley. Andrei appears to have onesided feelings for Louise as he sympathizes with her hatred of the Gundams and is concerned about her constant spasms and onetrack mind about revenge. During quotAwakening of a trailblazerquot Andrei has remained in the federation forces following the collapse of the ALaws organization having a clearer picture of why he fights and who he fights for.