The unit of Special Operations Forces returns to its Azov roots.

Special Purpose Unit Lyubart, a separate unit of Ukrainian Special Operations Forces, has been reformed as the 5th Special Purpose Battalion of 12th Special Purpose Brigade Azov of Ukrainian National Guard.

Lyubart is a volunteer unit formed by Azov veterans and members of Centuria movement in Volyn Oblast on the day of Russian full-scale invasion. They were prepared to defend Volyn, and later departed to defend the capital. In May 2022, they were integrated to the structure of Special Operations Forces.

The unit received a new insignia, which reflects the symbology of Azov. The unit is now a linear battalion of the Azov Brigade, and cease to exists as a separate unit.

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