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.
Sova Center and its director are to be prosecuted under Article 20.33 of the Administrative Code for posting links to the websites of former donors deemed "undesirable organizations" in accordance with a federal law.07.09.2017
SOVA's address and recommendations at the OSCE HDIM working session on tolerance and non-discrimination
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis took part in the 2017 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw (September 11-22). Here we publish the report made by the center’s speakers at the session "Tolerance and non-discrimination II" on September 14.
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with government countermeasures, for the month of August 2017. The review is based on material gathered by the Sova Center over the course of our daily monitoring.06.09.2017 - 14:48
This report by Natalia Yudina is an analytic review of radical nationalism and counteraction to it based on the SOVA's monitoring (first half of 2017).25.08.2017
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in July-August 2017.
The following is our brief review of the most important legislative innovations and the law enforcement statistics in the period from January to August 2017. Our review is limited only to the part of the legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to an excessive restriction of civil liberties.06.09.2017
Here we provide links to publications issued by other organizations or media in cooperation with SOVA Center or containing SOVA experts' commentary.16.08.2017 - 19:42
This is the latest annual report by the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis on freedom of conscience in the Russian Federation.10.05.2017
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis presents its seven annual report on the freedom of conscience in the Russian Federation.15.04.2016
SOVA Center for Information and Analysis took part in the 2015 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw (September 21 – October 2). Here we publish the report made by the center’s speakers at sessions "Fundamental Freedoms II" on September 30, 2015.30.09.2015