|22nd Army Corps|
|22-й армейский корпус|
|Part of||Black Sea Fleet|
|Engagements||2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine|
The 22nd Army Corps (Russian : 22-й армейский корпус, romanized: 22-y Armeyskiy Korpus-в/ч 73954) is a corps of the coastal defence troops of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy. Formed in 2017 after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation, the corps is headquartered in Simferopol and controls units based in Crimea.
In February and March 2022 the corps played a leading role in the invasion of Ukraine, operating in Southern Ukraine.
The 22nd Army Corps was formed on 1 December 2016, after the annexation of the Crimea by Russia. The corps includes units of the coastal troops of the Black Sea Fleet, and is ultimately part of the Southern Military District.
The 126th Coastal Defence Brigade had been activated from a previous Ukrainian formation in December 2014 and joined the corps.
In December 2018, the corps was presented with colours after distinguishing itself on combat missions.
General Major Denis Lyamin was reported as the corps commander in June 2021.From February 2022 Lyamin was one of the commanders of the invasion of Ukraine from Crimea; he was declared a war criminal by Ukraine.
General Major Arkady Marzoev was reported as taking over command of the corps in November 2021,and was promoted to lieutenant general on 7 December 2022.
Ammunition depots of the 22nd Army Corps were struck on 14 May 2022 in the 2022 Chornobaivka attacks during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Formations and units of the corps included:
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