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 January 2020.
On January 19, 2020, people of Russia engaged in various events to commemorate the murders of Russian human rights lawyer, Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova, in several cities.03.02.2020 - 11:15
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for December 2019, as well as a preliminary review of our findings for the year 2019 as a whole.20.01.2020 - 09:54
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.05.02.2020
An article "Russian Nationalists Veterans on the Donbas War" by Natalia Yudina and Alexander Verkhovsky is published in special issue on Donbas fighters in Nationalities Papers.
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
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