Practice Relating to Rule 87. Humane Treatment
The Russian Federation’s Military Manual (1990) states that the civilian population “shall be granted such a status that would guarantee humane treatment”.
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “Under any circumstances international humanitarian law ensures humane treatment during an armed conflict of persons not directly involved in combat operations.”
The Russian Federation’s Combat Manual (2005) states that “the civilian population must be treated humanely, its property must be respected”.