SOVA Center for Information and Analysis
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis is a Moscow-based Russian nonprofit organization founded in October 2002.
SOVA Center conducts research and informational work on nationalism and racism, relations between the churches and secular society, and political radicalism. We are also interested in human rights issues, especially government misuse of counter-extremism measures.
On January 19, 2015, a yearly procession in memory of the deceased lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasiya Baburova was held in Moscow six years after the murder.26.01.2015 - 08:42
This piece by Maria Rozalskaya is about pro-tolerance march in Moscow on Monday to commemorate the murders of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova.21.01.2015
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for December 2014. The review also includes preliminary information for a summary of notable incidents and cases for the year 2014 as a whole. It is based on material gathered by Sova Center in the course of our daily monitoring.05.01.2015 - 15:53
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in November-December 2014.15.01.2015 - 11:35
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in October 2014.25.11.2014 - 18:01
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events pertaining to misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in September 2014.10.10.2014 - 15:57
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis took part in the 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw (September 22 – October 3). Here we publish the report made by the center’s speakers at sessions "Fundamental Freedoms II" on October 1, 2014.01.10.2014
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis presents its seven annual report on the freedom of conscience in the Russian Federation.02.06.2014
Representatives from unregistered Evangelical Christian-Baptist churches protest changes to the law on freedom of conscience
Representatives from unregistered Evangelical Christian-Baptist churches have appealed to the Russian president protesting against a new bill, which in their opinion “encroaches on citizens’ rights to freedom of conscience and religion.”21.04.2014 - 12:56