Related Rule
Russian Federation
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
Section B. Armed forces
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “military objectives include units of armed forces (personnel, weapons and military equipment), except for medical units and medical transports”. 
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, § 1.