Captain Nikolai was the captain of a Russian Victor-III class submarine. A minor character, the captain appears briefly in the 1999 James Bond film The World Is Not Enough. He was portrayed by Justus von Dohnányi.

Film biography

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Nikolai was a Shuka or Victor III nuclear submarine captain and the nephew of ex-KGB agent turned Russian mafia head, Valentin Zukovsky. He was hired by the terrorist Renard to smuggle cargo from Istanbul, however the anarchist's real intention was to obtain the submarine and overload its nuclear reactor - contaminating the Bosphorus. Believing his host to be showing hospitality, Nikolai gladly accepted Renard's poisoned gifts of food and beverages. He was later found dead along with his crew.