Rus News Journal

About 50 % of the Russian prisoners have mental deviations

About half of prisoners in Russia have various mental deviations, the head of Federal Agency of execution of punishments (FSIN) Yury Kalinin at annual meeting of heads of managements of service in Vladimir has declared.

" For today very big percent of persons W the mental deviations, containing in correctional facilities " - Kalinin has told.

As he said, now in Russia is an order of 400 thousand denounced W mental deviations. In total in the Russian colonies and pre-trial detention centres contains 878 thousand persons.