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Number of prisoners in Russia at lowest level in history

Staff Writer |
The Federal Service for Execution of Punishment reported that the number of prisoners in Russia fell to the lowest level in the history of the Russian Federation.

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For the moment, 602,176 people are serving sentences in penitentiaries.

The department recalled that a year ago, there were 630,000 people in prisons and colonies, 701,000 in 2013, 886,000 people in 2008.


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