Are a militia and armed volunteer group affiliated with the Russian-recognized pro-Russian breakaway regions in the Donbas region of Ukraine: the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR). The main groups are the Donetsk People's Militia and Luhansk People's Militia, which have been fighting the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Russo-Ukrainian War. First commander was Igor Plotnitsky.
Armed separatist group which has actively supported actions which undermine the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and further destabilise Ukraine. Reportedly part of the so-called “2nd Army Corps” of the “Luhansk People’s Republic”. They are designated as terrorist groups by the Government of Ukraine.