Practice Relating to Rule 127. Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) states: “Prisoners of war shall enjoy complete latitude in the exercise of their religious duties.”
With regard to internal armed conflict, the Regulations states:
All persons who do not take a direct part or who have ceased to take part in hostilities, whether or not their liberty has been restricted, are entitled to respect for their … convictions and religious practices.