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.
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for May 2018. It is based on material gathered by SOVA Center in the course of our daily monitoring.07.06.2018 - 07:28
Fare and SOVA present a monitoring report on issues of racism and xenophobia in Russian football for the season of 2017/18
The Fare network and SOVA Center for Information and Analysis have released report "Discriminatory incidents in Russian football 2017 – 2018." Download the report on either the Fare or the SOVA Center website.01.06.2018
On May 1, 2018 Cossacks, a few activists from the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic and members of the nationalist SERB movement attempted to break into the Sakharov Center in Moscow, where the art festival Muse of the Unruly was underway. A brawl ensued at the entrance to the building.08.05.2018 - 20:32
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in May 2018.14.06.2018 - 17:03
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia's anti-extremist legislation in April 2018.14.05.2018 - 17:41
This report by Maria Kravchenko is an analytic review of inappropriate enforcement of the anti-extremist legislation based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2017.24.04.2018
This is the latest annual report by the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis on freedom of conscience in the Russian Federation.18.05.2018
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