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MOSCOW, November 28. /ITAR-TASS/. Bulk of crime committed by immigrants on the territory of Russia occurs in Moscow City, the Moscow region and St Petersburg, says the information that was revealed Thursday at an expanded session of the board of Russia’s Investigative Committee.
Vladimir Markin, the committee’s official spokesman said investigation agencies received 2,469 reports on the crimes committed by immigrants in 2012 and 2,431 reports from January through to September, 2013.
Most reports came from the police and a relatively small number, from private individuals. Separate incidents - about two dozen this year - were reported by the Federal Migration Service.
A total of 2,216 criminal cases featuring immigrants as malefactors were instituted in 2012 and the number of such cases opened from January through to September this year stood at 2,037.
Of the 2,354 immigrants who received charges with offenses this year, 153 persons have been held criminally liable in the past and another 258 persons have been brought to administrative responsibility.
“Along with this, 807 individuals featured in court cases as defendants were illegal immigrants,” Markin said. “Their scope included 66 former convicts and 92 persons who had been subjects of administrative actions.”
Heads of territorial departments for investigation in Moscow City, the Moscow region and St Petersburg shared experience in the field of crime solution and improvements in the operations of supervisory agencies that have a duty to cut down illegal migration.