The Russian Federation regularly reports on hate crime to ODIHR. Its Criminal Code contains general and specific penalty enhancement provisions and substantive offences. The authorities responsible for collecting data are the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Prosecutor's Office and the Statistical Office.
|Year||Hate crimes recorded by police||Prosecuted||Sentenced|
|2015||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2014||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2013||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2012||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2011||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2010||Not available||Not available||Not available|
|2009||Not available||Not available||Not available|
UNHCR in Russia coordinated and contributed to a number of activities related to its commitment to “reduce the level of xenophobic attitudes, frequent manifestations of xenophobia and migrant-phobia in Russian society, especially among youth”. These included contributing to an international/regional seminar “Towards a Coherent National Policy to Prevent and Combat Racial Discrimination and Related Intolerance: Developing and Implementing National Action Plans”, coordinating a set of eight programmes devoted to tolerance issues entitled, “New Place of Residence” on the UNHCR sponsored, nationwide channel Radio of Russia, and working with a local NGO to award diplomas for the best project on tolerance relating to refugees and migrants at a regular international competition: “Dialogue – Road to Understanding”.