Phlegmenkoff is the grouchy & strict manager of the Orphanage. When Anya leaves the orphanage she refers to Phlegmenkoff as Comrade showing that Russia has now converted to communism. Phlegmenkoff got Anya a job in the fish factory. However on the left to a fork in the road, Anya takes the right road to Saint Petersburg to find her family. Phlegmenkoff is not seen again for the rest of the film.