Practice Relating to Rule 111. Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states:
Both in the course of combat operations and after accomplishing the assigned mission, the commander shall take measures to search for and collect the wounded and sick, of whatever nationality, protect them against pillage and ensure their adequate care and protection.
With regard to internal armed conflict, the Regulations states:
All the wounded, sick and shipwrecked, whether or not they have taken part in the armed conflict, shall be respected and protected …
Whenever circumstances permit and particularly after an engagement, all possible measures shall be taken, without delay … to protect them against pillage and ill-treatment.