Related Rule
Russian Federation
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
Section I. Presence of civilians within or near military objectives
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “A military objective remains such even if it accommodates civilian persons.” 
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.