Kyiv Regiment

Active:

November 2015 – today

Submission:

National Police

Role:

Mechanized Infantry

Size:

1000 men

Garrison:

Kyiv

Allegiance:

Government

Kyiv Regiment (Полк Київ) is special purpose police unit located in Kyiv. The unit was formed from volunteer battalions Kyiv-1, Kyiv-2, Zoloti Vorota, Sich and St. Mary. In 2016,  St. Marie ceased to exist and its members were transferred to other companies within the unit. Kyiv Regiment tasks are the protection of public order in liberated cities in Donbas, Luhansk and Kyiv region and protection of important facilities.


Recent News


List of news posts which mentions the unit.

Kyiv and Myrotvorets available

Kyiv’s and Myrotvorets’s regiment pages have been added to our site. The pages contain the unit’s structure, equipment, uniforms, and warpath.

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Structure


1st Company “Kyiv-1”

The battalion was formed from Maidan volunteers in 2014. All equipment was bought through donations. The unit has close ties with political party People’s Front.


2nd Company “Kyiv-2”

Volunteer unit, formed by members of Maidan Self-Defense, mainly Afgan veterans and radical movement C14.


3rd Company “Zoloti Vorota”

Formed from right-wing minded volunteers of Maidan in 2014 as Donbas-2 battalion. However, the name was changed to Zoloti Vorota later.


4rd Company “Sich”

Sich was formed by political party Svoboda in summer 2014. The unit denied its participation in the grenade attack in Kyiv but one member was arrested.

Uniforms

 

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.

ABU

Airman Battle Uniform (ABU) is the predecessor of BDU. It is likely a locally made and not really common in Ukraine. Works decently in nature environment but is several years behind current standard.

Mandra Night

Mandra is Slovakian copy of popular Kryptex camouflage. The camo is used solely by special force unit Shadow, which is part of Kyiv-1 company.

Equipment

 

BRDM-2

Type: LAV | Quantity: 2+

BTR-60

Type: APC | Quantity: 1

BTR-70

Type: APC | Quantity: 1

Warpath

 

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.

Casualties

 

Manpower

There are no reports of losses for this unit.

Equipment

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

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Recent News

Invasion Day 274 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 24th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Invasion Day 272 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 22nd November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Invasion Day 270 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 20th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Poltava’s paratroopers rebranded

Ukrainian command renames 46th AirAssault Brigade to Airmobile.

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Invasion Day 268 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 18th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Structure

Uniforms

Vehicles

Losses

For Equipment losses, please visit dedicated page at:

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Crimea and Donbas (2014 - today)

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Ukraine (2022 - today)

Disclaimer: Manpower casualties data are based on publicly available sources and social media. They do not represent final or official amount of losses and are subject to change.