On September 15, 2021, “ARC” experts Professor Boris Babin and Associate Professor Olexiy Plotnikov took part in a round table “An International Ecocide Crime: The Proposal, Future Opportunities and Challenges” organized online by the American Society of International Law. The discussion was attended by representatives of key universities in Germany, the United States and by the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries, Ms. Jelena Aparac. Representatives of our Association drew the attention of the discussion’s participants to the Russia’s manipulation and use by RF of the category of ecocide for propaganda purposes in the activities of the Russian punitive authorities in relation to the events in the occupied Crimea.