Yuri is the current governor of New Moscow. He is a large harry man of Russian heritage. Physically Yuri is extremely imposing at 6’ 5" and heavily muscled. The man is a devout Buddhist and dresses in what people believe is traditional clothing. But as with all thing the technopage destroyed nearly all records and popular media is what is left.
He is a high ranking executive in House Jinzhan and wants to guide the planet to reflect it’s values. His position has allowed him to lock down land that will be idea for agricultural production once terraforming is done. This will allow Jinzhan to maintain it’s food production monopoly. Yuri is also big on influencing the culture of the world. He like his house is an hard line purist and has used zoning regulations to prevent all but the most heavily backed augmentation clinics.
Jinzhan’s belief in a reduction in technological reliance is also championed by him. He know that a lot of tech is absolutely critical to the counsels survival, but thinks it’s way to heavily relied on. People should spend time outside in parks with there families, not inside connected to machines living someone else memories.