Racism and xenophobia
Here we publish some related articles, papers and news-releases in English.
In the evening of September 13, 2021, several hundred residents of the village of Buzhaninovo near Sergiev Posad, Moscow came together for a gathering. The reason for the gathering was the rape and murder of a local 67-year-old (or 65-year-old) resident. The protesters came to the dormitory of the local enterprise Ekookna, where migrant workers live, and demanded to remove all non-locals from Buzhaninovo. They were looking through the windows for the migrant workers and shouted racist slogans.14.09.2021 - 12:29
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for August 2021.10.09.2021 - 18:29
The neo-Nazi Sergey (Malyuta) Korotkikh is charged with murder.26.08.2021 - 22:43
Well-Forgotten Old: Hate Crimes and Efforts to Counteract Xenophobia and Radical Nationalism in Russia in the First Half of 2021
This report by Natalia Yudina is an analytic review of Hate Crimes and Efforts to Counteract Xenophobia and Radical Nationalism in Russia based on the SOVA's monitoring (first half of 2021).30.07.2021
Anti-extremism in Quarantine: The State against the Incitement of Hatred and the Political Participation of Nationalists in Russia in 2020
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 2020.12.03.2021
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.05.02.2021
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.16.06.2021
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