Myrotvorec regiment (Полк Миротворець) was a volunteer battalion of Ministry of Internal Affairs until 2015, when the unit was reformed into a regiment together with other units, namely Kyivschyna, Harpoon and Tornado. In 2017, it was reported that a significant part of the unit, mainly the volunteers, was laid off due to insufficient experience. The unit protects important facilities and ensures public order in Kyiv Region.
Kyiv’s and Myrotvorets’s regiment pages have been added to our site. The pages contain the unit’s structure, equipment, uniforms, and warpath.
The first company was formed from members of Myrotvorets battalion. The unit closely cooperated with Donbas battalion in 2014.
One of the first volunteer battalions created in 2014. The unit’s tasks were to protect important facilities in Luhansk and Donbas region.
Special force unit, formed in November 2014, was tasked with sabotage and reconnaissance behind enemy lines.
Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.
Locally made Flecktarn uniform is very popular among volunteers across Ukraine. It’s cheap and widely available. The pattern works well in the various environment.
Soviet uniform wore mainly by Special Forces within Ministry of Internal Affairs such as Berkut and Kobra. After the revolution in 2014, the uniforms ended mostly in storage. Some volunteers still wear them but in small quantity.
6 May 2014 – 14 June 2014
Militants captured governmental buildings in the city and Ukraine announced ATO operation. The battle of Slavyansk was first major military engagement in this conflict.
18 July 2014 – 22 June 2014
On July 8, 2014, the Pro-Russian forces captured the town and set up checkpoints on its outskirts. Ukrainian side responded with force and liberated the town.
6th August 2014 – 3rd September 2014
An initially successful large-scale operation to liberate strategically important train crossroad ceased when Russian regular forces crossed the border into Ukraine and encircled Ukrainian forces there.
One soldier died during an assault on Slavyansk. The unit lost 10 soldiers during the battle of Illovaysk, one died near Horlivka and one during a skirmish near Lisichansk.
There are no reports of losses of equipment for this unit.