Svyatoslav company (Рота Святослав), previously known as Battalion Kirovograd, is a volunteer unit established in the Kirovohrad region. Kirovohrad battalion was deployed to liberated Debaltsevo to protect public order in 2014. On December 10, 2016, Kirovograd battalion was renamed to Svyatoslav, in honor of Prince Svyatoslav. In 2018, the battalion was reorganized into a company and its staff reduced to 90 soldiers.
Svyatoslav company’s page has been added to our site. The page contains the unit’s history, equipment, uniforms, and warpath.
The current structure of the unit is unknown.
Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.
Locally made British DPM is popular among Ukrainian volunteers. It’s cheap and widely available, same as Flecktarn. Works well in the natural environment.
Type: LAV | Quantity: 1
18th January 2015 – 31st January 2015
Russian forces began an assault on Vuhlehirsk from multiple directions. Ukrainian defence lines collapsed after several days. Multiple counterattacks were launched but all failed.
No reports for this unit.
There are no reports of losses of equipment for this unit.