The number released on PAROLE for the half year grew by 4%

© RIA Novosti / Ivan to Runability in fotomontagen the perimeter of the colony. Archival photoThe number released on PAROLE for the half year grew by 4%© RIA Novosti / Ivan to Runepalace the image Bank

The number released on parole in Russia in the first half of 2017 rose four percent, said the first Deputy Director of the Federal penitentiary service Anatoly Rudy.

«Analysis of practice of application of PAROLE in correctional institutions of the Federal penitentiary service for the first half of 2017 showed an increase in the number of convicted and released on parole by 4%, including 5.2% — convicts and parolees with a positive response of the prison administration,» said Rudy in the round table on the theme of re-socialization of prisoners.

According to him, also a 3.7% decrease in the number released from correctional institutions with negative characteristics.

«There is also an increase by 67.9% satisfied with the court’s views on replacement convicted of the unserved part of punishment by softer kind of punishment,» he said.

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