Maria Sharapova removed from Women's Tennis RankingsSport October 24, 11:17
Developer shows first image of Russia's new Sarmat ballistic missileMilitary & Defense October 24, 10:15
Moody's revises outlook on Russia's banking system to ‘stable’Business & Economy October 24, 10:00
Russia and Belarus held joint airborne drills in BrestMilitary & Defense October 24, 8:16
District head: all people on board crashed helicopter in Transbaikal deadSociety & Culture October 24, 8:16
Kremlin ex-chief: Russia is ready to open new page in relations with US after electionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 4:10
Russian inspectors to hold observation flight over TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 2:30
Steinmeier: Further anti-Russian sanctions may hamper talksWorld October 23, 23:31
Qatari former Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani dies aged 84World October 23, 23:08
MOSCOW, May 26. /TASS/. More than 33,000 people have already been included in the amnesty for the 70th anniversary of the Victory, Valery Maksimenko who is temporarily assuming the responsibilities of Deputy Director of the Federal Penal Service of Russia (FPS) said Tuesday.
"33,604 people have been set free since the date of adopting amnesty regulation, with more than 5,000 being set free from places of detention," he said.
Maksimenko added that among those granted amnesty more than 4,000 people were sentenced to imprisonment.