Zapad-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Zapad-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Zapad-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Vostok-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Vostok-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Vostok-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Yug-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Yug-Akhmat Battalion — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Yug-Akhmat Battalion, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has participated in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended as a research … Read more

Sever-Akhmat, a Chechen Defence Ministry unit

Threatologist Profile: Sever-Akhmat (78th Motorised) Regiment — One of Chechnya’s Defence Ministry units This profile provides key details about the Sever-Akhmat (78th Motorised) regiment, one of several “Chechen” units created within Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Created in summer 2022, it has mostly been active in Ukraine. How to use these profiles These profiles are intended … Read more

African Corps, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Wagner replacement

Threatologist Profile: African Corps — The Russian Ministry of Defence’s replacement for Wagner in Africa This profile explains the origins and initial operations of African Corps, a unit set up by the Russian Defence Ministry to replace the private military company (PMC) the Wagner Group. Key takeaways from the profile: Profile last updated: 2 February … Read more