|Allegiance||"Donetsk People's Republic|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Red, White|
|Engagements||"War in Donbass|
|"Mikhail 'Givi' Tolstykh "†|
Somalia Battalion ("Russian: Батальон «Сомали») is one of the "military units of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic in Ukraine which participates in the ongoing "War in Donbass against "Ukrainian army. The battalion's full name is 1st Separate Tank Battalion Somalia (previously 1st Separate Tactical Battalion Group Somalia). The battalion took the name "Somalia" because, according to its former commander "Mikhail Tolstykh alias Givi, its members are as fearless as "Somalis .