In 2007. Nikita's assignment was to have a relationship with him under the cover name "Josephine".
Nikita learned that Emil plans to bring a a bomb into the country. So she resumed her alter ego Josephine so that she can stop him. In 2011. he met "Josephine" again in Quebec. He told her that Gogol is after him. Nikita arranged a CIA escort for him. But soon she realized that it is all a Division set-up and she found Emil dead in the car.