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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.