Journalist's Investigation Proved No Murder in Irkutsk
On November 27, 2008, one of the Irkutsk news-papers published the results of an investigation which showed that the high profile murder of 16 year-old Olga Rukosyla didn't take place. Moreover, there was no such a girl with such a name.
ODIHR Annual Report for 2007 on Hate Crimes
In October, 2008, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights published the second annual report :Hate crimes in the OSCE region - incidents and responses;.