Racism and xenophobia
Here we publish some related articles, papers and news-releases in English.
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for June 2018. It is based on material gathered by SOVA Center in the course of our daily monitoring.05.07.2018 - 17:30
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
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
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
Countering or Imitation: The state against the promotion of hate and the political activity of nationalists in Russia in 2017
This report by Natalia Yudina is an analytic review of the state's efforts to counter incitement of hatred and political activities of Russian nationalists. It presents the results of SOVA Center's monitoring carried out 2017.19.03.2018
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.
In June 2017 the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum published the chapter, “Myths and Background,” from Alexander Osipov’s book, What is Ethnic Discrimination and What Can Be Done?, on its website. The publication discusses and refutes the main myths related to equality and discrimination in Russia. This document is a chapter from a book published by Sova Center in 2012.03.07.2017
ECRI Conclusions on the Implementation of the Recommendations in Respect of the Russian Federation Subject to Interim Follow-Up
On June 7, 2016, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released its conclusions on the implementation of a number of recommendations made in its country reports. We publish the conclusions in respect of the Russian Federation.07.06.2016