Dreykov was appointed as overseer for the Red Room, a top-secret Soviet brainwashing and training program that turned young women into the world's deadliest assassins. Dreykov's associate, a woman known only as Madame B., managed the program for him, training the young girls.
Dreykov eventually discovered Natasha Romanoff, an orphan living in Russia, and recruited her, turning her over to Madame B. for training to become a seasoned spy for the KGB.
His Daughter and His Pupil
"I've got red in my ledger. I'd like to wipe it out." "Can you? Can you wipe out that much red? Dreykov's daughter?"