1st Assault Company

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August 2015 – today Volunteer Corps HQ Infantry 100 men n/a Right Sector

1st Assault Company (1-ша ОШР ДУК ПС) is the most trained and equipped unit of Volunteer Corps. The unit was originally part of the 5th battalion, which in 2015 left the structure of Right Sector and joined Ukrainian Volunteer Army. The 1st company was deployed to combat zone since 2014 and fought alongside regular army units in many battles. The unit relies on donations and private funding. It’s one of the few volunteer units that still serve on the frontline.

 

We apologize, but the structure of this unit is unknown.

Predator

Predator is a camouflage made by Ukrainian company Combat spn. Apart from a few volunteer units, the camouflage didn’t gain much popularity in the conflict.

Gorka

A popular uniform among volunteers on both sides of the conflict in Donbas. Ukrainians later replaced uniforms by more advanced but some volunteer units still use them.

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.

Karlivka

23 May 2014 – 23 July 2014

Armed forces of Ukraine in cooperation with volunteer battalions Pro-Russian forces had to retreat as Ukrainian military formations bypassed Karlivka and encirclement was possible.

Avdiivka

21 July 2014 – today

In July 2014, Ukrainian forces liberated Avdiivka. Separatist forces launched many unsuccessful attacks towards the city. Latest fighting is concentrated around nearby industry zone.

Savur Mohyla

5 June 2014 – 29 August 2014

A strategically important hill that overlooks a large portion of the nearby area was captured by separatist forces but later liberated. Ukrainian forces were forced to retreat on 29th of August.

Pisky

21 July 2014 – today

The operation to de-block Donetsk Airport and clear the outskirts of Donetsk has started on 21st of July. The contact line was changing almost daily until the Minsk-2 agreement.

Donetsk Airport

26 May 2014 – 22 January 2015

Ukrainian Forces gained full control over the airport on May 27, 2014 and held it until January 22, 2015, when the main building collapsed.

Starohnativka

21 August 2014 – 27 August 2017

The town was liberated in summer without any resistance but since August 21, separatist forces unsuccessfully tried to capture the town.

Through the war, the unit lost five soldiers in Pisky, three in Starohnativka, five in Avdiivka and one in each following settlements: Bilogorodka, Bila Kamianka, Orly, Butovka Mine, Luhanske and Zaitsevo. The unit lost 19 soldiers in total but this number might be higher, volunteer casualties from non-governmental formations are not properly recorded.

  • Belarussia – Members of Tactical Group Belarus serves in this unit
  • Georgia – Citizens of Georgia serve in this unit
  • Chechnya – Some soldiers of this unit are from Chechnya