Svyatoslav Company

Active:

May 2014 – today

Submission:

National Police

Role:

Mechanized Infantry

Size:

90 men

Garrison:

Kropyvnytskyi

Allegiance:

Government

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.

List of news posts which mentions the unit.

Svyatoslav company available

Svyatoslav company’s page has been added to our site. The page contains the unit’s history, equipment, uniforms, and warpath.

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The current structure of the unit is unknown.

Multicam

Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.

British DPM

Locally made British DPM is popular among Ukrainian volunteers. It’s cheap and widely available, same as Flecktarn. Works well in the natural environment.

BRDM-2

Type: LAV | Quantity: 1

Vuhlehirsk 2015

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.

Manpower

No reports for this unit.

Equipment

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