Lviv Battalion

Active:

April 2014 – today

Submission:

National Police

Role:

Mechanized Infantry

Size:

250 men

Garrison:

Lviv

Allegiance:

Government

Lviv battalion (Батальйон Львів) is a police battalion formed from volunteers of Lviv region as well as former officers of internal troops. The battalion initially lacked proper clothing and equipment, which caused dozen volunteers to quit. Lviv battalion was never reformed and has the same structure since its creation in 2014.


Recent News


List of news posts which mentions the unit.


Structure

The structure of this battalion is unknown.

Uniforms

 

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.

Border Guards type

Camouflage developed specially for border guards of Ukraine. Due to the lack of other uniforms, it is also used by other units.

Equipment

 

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

Warpath

 

Krymske

April 2014 – 22 July 2014

A small village in Luhansk region was liberated by Ukrainian forces and volunteer units in summer 2014. It later became an important stronghold for Ukrainian forces.

Debaltsevo 2015

1st January 2015 – 18th February 2015

Russian forces launched an offensive to capture important railway crossroad, the city of Debaltsevo. Ukrainian forces had not enough manpower in the area and they had to withdraw.

Casualties

 

Manpower

One soldier of the battalion died during the liberation of Krymske. Another during an attack by separatists on a checkpoint near Stasnya Luhanska. Two soldiers of Lviv battalion died during the battle of Debaltsevo in 2015.

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

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Recent News

Invasion Day 280 – Summary (Updated)

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Website recap – November 2022

A look back on what happened on our site during the past month.

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Invasion Day 278 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 28th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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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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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.