The Russian Federation's 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.
In January 2019, amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation came into force. These amendments set the threshold of criminal liability, as opposed to administrative liability, for the offence of inciting hatred or enmity, as well as for the offence of humiliating a person's dignity for extremist motives, including when committed through violence.
No information is available.
ODIHR observes that the Russian Federation has not reported reliable statistics on hate crimes to ODIHR.