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 November 2019.06.12.2019 - 20:03
Since November 4, 2005, nationalist organizations have annually held marches and meetings (the so-called “Russian March”) in various cities of Russia and the CIS, timed to coincide with National Unity Day, a public holiday in the Russian Federation. On November 4, 2019, several nationalist events were held in Moscow.12.11.2019 - 13:00
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for October 2019.11.11.2019 - 11:37
See the summary of the new report by Vera Alperovich on the dynamics of Russian nationalists’ political activities in winter-spring 2019. The full version is available here in Russian.22.07.2019
The Point & Counterpoint project by PONARS Eurasia releases Alexander Verkhovsky's piece on the latest developments of anti-extremist legislation.30.04.2019
On April 23, 2019, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review released its special issue “Understanding Russia’s Anti-Extremism Law: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Consequences” with a contribution by SOVA Center's expert Maria Kravchenko.29.04.2019
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