Practice Relating to Rule 121. Location of Internment and Detention Centres
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states:
The location of prisoner-of-war collection sites shall ensure the life and health of the prisoners of war. It is prohibited to locate the collection sites in the vicinity of nuclear industrial facilities, chemical and other potentially dangerous industrial installations or military objectives.
It is prohibited to use the prisoner-of-war collection sites as well as prisoners of war themselves as live shields to protect any objects or areas against enemy attacks.