Practice Relating to Rule 112. Search for and Collection of the Dead
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states:
Search for, collection, identification and burial of the dead members of the enemy armed forces as well as of other victims of armed conflicts shall be organized immediately, as soon as the situation permits.
With regard to internal armed conflict, the Regulations states: “Whenever circumstances permit and particularly after an engagement, all possible measures shall be taken, without delay … to search for the dead.”