Date of the event



Yasnogorodka village, Kyiv region

Priest of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Fr. Rostislav Dudarenko was killed at a barricade intended to obstruct the passage of Russian troops in his native village of Yasnogorodka. Clergyman was killed on March 5, but his body was not found until the next day.

Legal qualification

in accordance with Art. 8 sec. 2(b)(i) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, adopted on 17 July 1998 at Rome; With regard to war crimes, the above incident is a war crime that can be classified as other serious violations of the laws and customs of international law applicable to armed conflicts of an international character, namely: (i) Intentionally directing attacks against the civilian population as such or against individual civilians not taking direct part in hostilities;