The number of thefts and robberies has halved in Ukraine during the war

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The number of thefts and robberies has halved during the war, Ukraine’s Police informed.

In particular, since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion, the police registered 212,000 crimes which is a 12% decrease. Yet, the number of felonies such as murders and rapes decreased by 50% (not counting war crimes), Oleksii Serheev, chief of the police analytics department said.

However, according to Serheev, the number of fraud cases increased by almost 30% and there have been 25% more bomb threat calls.

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