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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.