Vinnytsya Battalion

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Active:

April 2014 – today

Submission:

National Police

Role:

Mechanized Infantry

Size:

300 men

Garrison:

Vinnytsya

Allegiance:

Government

Vinnytsya Battalion (Батальйон Вінниця) was established to ensure public order and protect citizens from possible provocations in Vinnytsya region. Major Ruslan Moroz, a former member of special force unit Titan was appointed as a commander. In the first days of service, the battalion was attached to National Guard and served on checkpoints alongside them. Vinnytsya Battalion is one of the few units that has been serving in the east since the begging of the conflict. They are mainly deployed to Luhansk region, near Popasna city.

List of news posts which mentions the unit.

1st Company

No information about this company is available.

2nd Company

No information about this company is available.

Multicam

Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.

Flecktarn

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.

There is no information available about the equipment of this unit.

Popasna

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.

Manpower
There are no reports of losses for this unit.

Equipment
There are no reports of losses of equipment for this unit.