Date of the event


Miejsce zdarzenia

Zavorichi village, Kyiv region

The Russian troops moving through the village deliberately shot at the historic orthodox church, which dated back to the 19th century

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: (ix) Intentionally directing attacks against buildings dedicated to religion, education, art, science or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not military objectives; (ii) Intentionally directing attacks against civilian objects, that is, objects which are not military objectives;