Practice Relating to Rule 115. Disposal of the Dead
Section F. Respect for and maintenance of graves
The Russian Federation’s Regulations on the Application of IHL (2001) provides:
Gravesites and individual graves shall be located in open and dry areas (public gardens, squares, forest and grove edgings, road crossings). After proper recording, gravesites (graves) shall be conveyed by record to the local authorities or military commandants who shall henceforth be responsible for their maintenance.