Date of the event



Gostomel township, Kyiv region

Russian aggressors killed the mayor of Gostomel, Yuri Prilipko, and two of his associates, Ruslan Karpenko and Ivan Zoria, while they were distributing humanitarian aid.

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: