Related Rule
Russian Federation
Practice Relating to Rule 24. Removal of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Vicinity of Military Objectives
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states:
To the greatest possible extent … the civilian population, individual civilians and civilian objects in the territory controlled by the military command shall be evacuated from the areas adjacent to military objectives. 
Russian Federation, Regulations on the Application of International Humanitarian Law by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow, 8 August 2001, § 54.