Related Rule
Russian Federation
Practice Relating to Rule 47. Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
The Russian Federation’s Military Manual (1990) provides that “attacks against persons hors de combat” are a prohibited method of warfare. 
Russian Federation, Instructions on the Application of the Rules of International Humanitarian Law by the Armed Forces of the USSR, Appendix to Order of the USSR Defence Minister No. 75, 1990, § 5(i).
The Russian Federation’s Military Manual (1990) provides that it is prohibited “to kill or injure enemy persons who have laid down their arms, who have no means of defending themselves, who have surrendered”. 
Russian Federation, Instructions on the Application of the Rules of International Humanitarian Law by the Armed Forces of the USSR, Appendix to Order of the USSR Defence Minister No. 75, 1990, § 5(h).
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “The prohibited methods of warfare include … killing or wounding persons who, having laid down their arms, or having no longer means of defence, have surrendered at discretion.” 
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, § 7.