16,000 people became victims of crimes in Russia in 2022

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During the period from January to September 2022, 16,000 people died as a result of criminal attacks in Russia, which is 9.7% less than in the same period in 2021. This is evidenced by the characteristics of the state of crime in the Russian Federation, published by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs on Saturday, October 29.

The damage from crimes in Russia for the first nine months of 2022 exceeded 623 billion rubles, which is 80.3% more than the same indicator in 2021, quotes Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia RIA Novosti. At the same time, more than half of the damage caused is accounted for by crimes registered in cities and urban-type settlements.

At the same time, the number of offenses of an economic nature is decreasing, 93.7 thousand of them were registered in Russia. Material damage from such acts in completed and suspended criminal cases exceeded 283 billion rubles.

Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation gave a description social portrait of the Russian average criminal. The department noted that most often in the country in the first quarter of 2022, men who did not have a permanent source of income, as well as those previously involved in illegal actions, committed crimes. At the same time, women account for every sixth illegal act, and for foreigners – every 24th. In addition, among minors and students, crime decreased by 10%.

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