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Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in December 2022. Preliminary Results of the Year
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for December, as well as the preliminary statistics for the year 2022.
Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in November 2022
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for November 2022.
Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in October 2022
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for October 2022.
Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in September 2022

The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for September 2022.


Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in August 2022
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for August 2022.
The Old and the New Names in the Reports. Hate Crimes and Counteraction to Them in Russia in 2022
This is an analytic review focused on the phenomenon, known as hate crimes – that is, on ordinary criminal offenses committed on the grounds of ethnic, religious or other similar enmity or prejudice.
Commentary on the Growing Number of Convictions under Articles on Incitement to Terrorism and Extremism by SOVA Center
Prosecutorial bias and opacity are the main shortcomings of the legal process under Articles 280 and 205.2 of the Criminal Code.
The Russian far right and the second Ukrainian campaign
Russian nationalist organizations generally supported the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Some, though not many, joined the military campaign, while others took part in passionate discussions, often critical of the government’s actions. By the end of spring, Vera Alperovich writes, far-right organizations began to lose interest.
Protecting Oneself: The State against the Incitement of Hatred and the Political Participation of Nationalists in Russia in 2021
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 2021.
The State Has Taken up Racist Violence Again: Hate Crimes and Counteraction to Them in Russia in 2021
This is an analytic review focused on the phenomenon, known as hate crimes – that is, on ordinary criminal offenses committed on the grounds of ethnic, religious or other similar enmity or prejudice.
Address and Recommendations at the OSCE human rights conference 2022 - Session "Tolerance and Non-Discrimination I"
SOVA Center took part in the OSCE human rights conference in Warsaw on September 26 - October 7, 2022. See the SOVA's written statement for the session "Tolerance and Non-Discrimination I".
SOVA Center's statement for the session on addressing all forms of intolerance and discrimination and building equal and inclusive societies at the ODIHR 30th anniversary conference
SOVA Center took part in the OSCE conference "ODIHR: three decades and ready for the future" in Warsaw on October 14-15, 2021.
Video: Seminar "Prevention of Right-Wing Radical and Religiously Motivated Violent Extremism. In Search of a Positive Experience"
On June 3, 2021, SOVA Center and the Conflict Analysis and Prevention Center held a seminar “Prevention of Right-Wing Radical and Religiously Motivated Violent Extremism. In Search of a Positive Experience.” See the full video of the seminar.
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.
​ EU-Russia Civil Society Forum publishes article on ethnic discrimination on its website

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.