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Hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia: report

Alexander Kondakov, Center for Independant Sociological Research

The book presents the results of a study of open court data on hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia. Definitions of hate crimes, a general description of the available data are given and a comparative cross-country analysis of the generalized statistics for 2010-2015 is conducted. All received data on hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia are preliminary and analytical in their nature, since official records of such crimes are not currently being conducted. Depending on the definition used, the resulting indicators may vary. Nevertheless, the results obtained can be indicative of the current dynamics of hate crimes against LGBT people, which is characterized by a significant increase in recent years. Restrictions on the age of the readership: 18+

  • Gay men and other MSM
  • Men having sex with men (MSM)
  • Eastern Europe
  • Regional
  • Advocacy
  • Human rights
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Research
  • Social issues
  • Stigma and discrimination

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