Date of the event



the city of Donetsk

On March 14, a Tochka-U missile was shot down over the city of Donetsk, killing at least 20 people and injuring 36.

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;