Date of the event



E-40 highway at the entrance to Kyiv

A Ukrainian military drone recorded a man who was killed by the Russian military. This area was under Russian occupation for a month. After the liberation of Ukraine, it turned out that, in addition to that man, also his wife was killed and their car burned down.

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;