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The interior Ministry said the decline in the number of crimes since the beginning of the year

The interior Ministry of Russia registered a decrease in the number of crimes by 0.4% since the beginning of the year, said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

According to her, from January to may in public places committed by 9.5% fewer crimes than the year before, including on streets, squares, parks and gardens – 9.1% less. The number of street robberies decreased by 20.5%, street robberies – by 18.0%.

Safer was furnished on transport, which recorded a decrease in the number of crimes by 16.3%, including grave and especially grave crimes, by 15.7%.

The number of crimes committed by foreign nationals, declined by 3.4% in respect of foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship – by 2.8%.