Named the most criminal regions of Russia
MOSCOW, 24 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Prosecutor General’s office published statistics on crime in Russia in the first half. This document is available on the website of the Prosecutor General.
In the first place by the number of crimes was Moscow, the second — Moscow oblast. Despite the overall decline in crime rates, there was 71 and 43 961 668 crimes respectively. Third went to Krasnodar Krai, where the police recorded 33 492 crimes.
Fourth and fifth places were taken by the Chelyabinsk oblast and Bashkortostan. In the top ten of the most criminal regions of Rostov, Tyumen, Sverdlovsk region, Kemerovo region and Republic of Tatarstan.
According to the Agency, in just six months, the country recorded 1 030 193 crimes. This is 12.9% less than in the same period last year, said the Prosecutor’s office.
The reduction in the number of registered crimes is noted in all Federal districts and in the territory of 76 regions of Russia. The increase in crime recorded in eight regions. The greatest decrease in crime rate noted in the Vologda region of 30.1%.