Reports and Analyses
Here you can see our analytical reports and articles translated to English.
Alternative report on Russia presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
On August 3 and 4, 2017, during the 93rd session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the report of the Russian Federation will be considered.ADC Memorial, Crimea SOS and SOVA Center in collaboration with International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) have submitted an alternative report.21.07.2017
Fare and SOVA publish a monitoring report on the issues of racism and xenophobia in Russian football for the seasons of 2015/16 and 2016/17
The Fare network and SOVA Center for Information and Analysis have published the report which comes a year ahead of the World Cup and covers two seasons – 2015/16 and 2016/17. Download the report on either the Fare or the SOVA website.20.06.2017
Old Problems and New Alliances: Xenophobia and Radical Nationalism in Russia, and Efforts to Counteract Them in 2016
This report by Natalia Yudina and Vera Alperovich is an analytic review of radical nationalism and counteraction to it based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2016.08.05.2017
On The Russian Nation? It may be used as a symbolic act to strengthen national unity against Russia's enemies
This piece by Alexander Verkhovsky is about the president's idea of passing a special law on the Russian nation.02.11.2016
English edition of the book "Criminal Law on Hate Crime, Incitement to Hatred and Hate Speech in OSCE Participating States" released
publishes the English version of Alexander Verkhovsky’s study "Criminal Law on Hate Crime, Incitement to Hatred and Hate Speech in
The book is available in PDF format.
This report by Natalia Yudina is an
analytic review of the enforcement of anti-extremist legislation on the
Russian segment of the Internet in 2014 and 2015. Download the report on the openDemocracy (doc) and on SOVA (pdf).
This piece by Natalia Yudina is about the peculiarities of enforcing the anti-extremist law on the Internet in Russia. (Русский)24.08.2016
This piece by Vera Alperovich is about the transformation of the ultra-right wing of Russia's political spectrum, that started in the spring of 2014 when the conflict in Ukraine entered its hot phase.23.08.2016
The Ultra-Right Movement under Pressure: Xenophobia and Radical Nationalism in Russia, and Efforts to Counteract Them in 2015
This report by Natalia Yudina and Vera Alperovich is an analytic review of radical nationalism and counteraction to it based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2015.08.04.2016
Moscow Helsinki Group and SOVA Center for
Information and Analysis published report "Life Without Rights. The Plight of Ahiska Turks in Southern Russia in 2015".
report summarizes the results of
a research carried out in southern
Russia in April through August
2015 by a team of researchers
from the MHG and
Download the report on SOVA.