Ukrainian Ground Forces

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The Ukrainian Ground Forces (Сухопутні Війська ЗСУ Sukhoputni Viys’ka [ZSU]) are the land force component of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.wikipedia
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Armed Forces of Ukraine

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The Ukrainian Ground Forces (Сухопутні Війська ЗСУ Sukhoputni Viys’ka [ZSU]) are the land force component of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are composed of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, the Ukrainian Navy, the Ukrainian Air Force, and the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces.

13th Army (Soviet Union)

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Following the declaration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, Ukraine inherited the 1st Guards Army, 13th Army, 38th Army, two tank armies (the 6th Guards Tank Army and the 8th Tank Army), and the 32nd Army Corps (32-й Кенигсберский армейский корпус) at Simferopol.
Later armies existed until the 1990s, and the army survived as part of the Ukrainian Ground Forces for some years.

Donetsk

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From 1992 to 1997, the forces of the Kiev MD were transferred to the Odessa MD, and the Odessa MD's headquarters moved to Donetsk.
Heavy shelling by the Ukrainian Army and paramilitary units have caused civilian fatalities in Donetsk.

169th Training Centre (Ukraine)

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The 169th Training Centre is a division-sized training formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Ground Forces Academy

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It is engaged in the training of future officers of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

61st Jager Infantry Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 61st Jager Infantry (Forest and Swampland Motorized) Brigade (61-ша окрема піхотна єгерська бригада) is one of the youngest formations of the Mechanized Infantry of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, raised in 2015 as the 61st Motorized Infantry Brigade (61-ша окрема мотопіхотна бригада) of the UGF's 4th Army Reserve Corps.

38th Army (Soviet Union)

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Following the declaration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, Ukraine inherited the 1st Guards Army, 13th Army, 38th Army, two tank armies (the 6th Guards Tank Army and the 8th Tank Army), and the 32nd Army Corps (32-й Кенигсберский армейский корпус) at Simferopol.

107th Rocket Artillery Regiment

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The 107th Rocket Artillery Regiment is a rocket-launcher regiment of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, stationed at Kremenchug.

1st Guards Army (Soviet Union)

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Following the declaration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, Ukraine inherited the 1st Guards Army, 13th Army, 38th Army, two tank armies (the 6th Guards Tank Army and the 8th Tank Army), and the 32nd Army Corps (32-й Кенигсберский армейский корпус) at Simferopol.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union the Army became the 1st Army Corps of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, and then Territorial Directorate "North".

Operational Command West

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Operational Command West (OC West) is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces in western Ukraine.

6th Guards Tank Army

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Following the declaration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, Ukraine inherited the 1st Guards Army, 13th Army, 38th Army, two tank armies (the 6th Guards Tank Army and the 8th Tank Army), and the 32nd Army Corps (32-й Кенигсберский армейский корпус) at Simferopol.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union it became part of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

12th Army Aviation Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 12th Army Aviation Brigade is an army aviation formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

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(According to February 2016 official Ukrainian figures) after Russia's annexation only 6,000 of the 20,300 Ukrainian soldiers stationed in Crimea before the annexation left the peninsula.
(According to February 2016 official Ukrainian figures) after Russia's annexation 10% of Security Service of Ukraine personnel left Crimea; accompanied by 6,000 of the pre-annexation 20,300 people strong Ukrainian army.

128th Mountain Assault Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 128th Mountain Assault Brigade is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

24th Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 24th Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, based at Yavoriv in the west of Ukraine.

10th Mountain Assault Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 10th Mountain Assault Brigade is a mountain warfare brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

14th Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 14th Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

Operational Command North

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In 2005–06, the Northern Operational Command was reorganised as Territorial Directorate "North".
Operational Command North is a command of the Ukrainian Ground Forces in northern Ukraine.

19th Missile Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 19th Missile Brigade "Zaporizhia" is an artillery formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, based in Khmelnytskyi.

30th Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 30th Konstanty Ostrogski Mechanized Brigade is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

1st Tank Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 1st Severia Tank Brigade (1-ша окрема танкова бригада) is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

72nd Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine)

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The 72nd Mechanized Brigade is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.

Odessa Military District

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They were formed from Soviet Ground Forces formations, units, and establishments, including three military districts (the Kiev, Carpathian, and Odessa Military Districts), that were on Ukrainian soil when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Since January 3, 1998 the Odessa Military District was transformed into the Southern Operational Command of the Ukrainian Ground Forces according to the Decree of Ministry of Defense of Ukraine from July 1, 1997.

27th Rocket Artillery Brigade (Ukraine)

27th Rocket Artillery Brigade "Sumy
The 27th Rocket Artillery Brigade "Sumy" is an artillery formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, based in Sumy.

43rd Heavy Artillery Brigade (Ukraine)

43rd Heavy Artillery Brigade
The 43rd Heavy Artillery Brigade is an artillery formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, based in Pereiaslav.