Finland, Russia have no serious problems in their relations — top diplomatWorld February 27, 21:49
Brazil's joyful carnivalSociety & Culture February 27, 21:30
Syrian opposition has no dialog partner seeking peace — chief negotiatorWorld February 27, 20:37
About 40 Arctic projects may be in Russia's Yamal backbone zone — governorBusiness & Economy February 27, 19:28
Russian Defense Ministry forms special purpose division near MoscowMilitary & Defense February 27, 19:13
Russian frigate in Mediterranean to deliver no strikes on terrorists in Syria — sourceMilitary & Defense February 27, 18:54
First stage of Arkhangelsk deepwater port to go operational by 2025Business & Economy February 27, 18:45
Cairo group says military option in Syria 'ruled out' after recapture of AleppoWorld February 27, 18:31
Communication breakdown between Russia and EU deters fight against real threats — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 17:40
MOSCOW, May 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Almost 23,000 prisoners have been released under the Act of Amnesty declared on the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution, the press bureau of the Federal Service for Implementation of Sentences (FSIN) told ITAR-TASS on Tuesday.
"A total of 22,790 have been released from FSIN detention centers by May 16," the source specified.
A total of 393 suspects kept at detention centers and under house arrest, have been released after criminal investigations opened against them by investigating bodies and courts were dropped, and 45 convicted people have been relieved of punishments which had been administered by courts before the amnesty was declared, it said.