Kyle Myers (born May 9, 1986YouTuber whose videos largely consist of firearms and explosives destroying various objects. His stereotypical imitations of a Russian with weapons once placed him in the top ten most subscribed YouTube channels. His last video was uploaded on April 16 of 2016 and he has been inactive since.) popularly known for his YouTube Channel, FPSRussia (founded with the co-founder Keith Ratliff [February 7, 1980 – January 14, 2013 (aged 32)], is a popular
In his videos he calls himself Dmitri Potapoff, a Russian whose accent fooled many people when he was starting in 2010. He has currently out more than fIve million subscribers and 600 million video views. Contrary to popular belief, Myers is a full-blooded American whose Russian accent is impressive.
In March of 2013, in collaboration with game developer's Zaah, "FPS Russia: The Game" was released on both IOS and Android devices. The game has had more than 10,000 downloads on Google Play as of April 2014. He hasn't uploaded a video since and may not again due to controversy surrounding his gun usage since his inception to it on YouTube and due to the Las Vegas Shooting Massacre, YouTube has restricted gun modification videos on their website. Some do not like his stereotypical potrayal of Russians too and that number may grow if he remains on YouTube.
List Of Subscriber Milestones
FPSRussia Hit 250,000 Subscribers On February 21, 2011.
FPSRussia Hit 500,000 Subscribers On April 7, 2011.
FPSRussia Hit 750,000 Subscribers On May 9, 2011.
FPSRussia Hit 1 Million Subscribers On June 21, 2011.
FPSRussia Hit 2 Million Subscribers On December 30, 2011.
FPSRussia Hit 3 Million Subscribers On November 18, 2012.
FPSRussia Hit 4 Million Subscribers On April 2, 2013.
FPSRussia Hit 5 Million Subscribers On April 21, 2014.
What happened to Keith Ratliff
In January of 2013, Kieth was found shot in his office with one bullet in his head. There were no signs of a struggle and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are continuing the investigation. Theories range from his ex-wife killing him, to Kyle, or even a government hit.