Practice Relating to Rule 36. Demilitarized Zones
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states:
is a zone from which, on agreement between the parties to the conflict, all combatants and mobile military objectives have been evacuated and the fixed military objectives located therein are not used for hostile purposes, the authorities and the population refrain from acts of hostility and any military activities are terminated.
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “objects protected by international humanitarian law include … demilitarized zones … Attacks against such objects are prohibited by international humanitarian law with the exception of cases stipulated by this law.”