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
Nationalists carried out several actions in Moscow on November 4, 2017, the Day of National Unity.27.11.2017 - 19:28
November 5, 2017 saw mass detentions in Moscow in connection with a previously anticipated action put on by the “Artpodgotovka” movement.13.11.2017 - 14:45
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with government countermeasures, for the month of October 2017. The review is based on material gathered by the SOVA Center over the course of our daily monitoring.09.11.2017 - 18:13
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in October 2017.10.11.2017 - 20:51
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in September 2017.10.10.2017 - 12:26
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.
On April 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation recognized the central organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist organization and banned it along with 395 local religious organizations. The decision of the Supreme Court you can see here.21.09.2017
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