United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Russia
Provides information and links to other sources of information on population, crime, and drugs in Russia.
Country of Origin Information - UK Home Office
The COI Service provides information on asylum seekers' country of origin for use by the UK Border Agency officials at all stages of the asylum determination process. This is an abbreviated report on human rights issues, geographical, economic and historical information.
The SOVA Center for Information and Analysis
The SOVA Center for Information and Analysis is a non-profit organization that conducts informational and research work on such topics as nationalism and xenophobia, relations between the churches and the secular society, political radicalism and human rights. Users may access numerous reports, or interact with a database to produce tables that relate to acts of violence, vandalism, and criminal sentences.
This website provides a system of links to relevant thematic informational resources that also serves as an instrument of consolidation between the partners and other participants of the project, as well as reinforcing and promoting the idea of development of juvenile justice in Russia.
Guide to Law Online, Russia
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the United States Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
Access to legal and related information concerning the Russian Federation. Includes the following: links to Russian legal news, digest and Listservice, Russian Laws, tutorial on Russian legal research, legal & business memoranda and commentaries, and classifieds.
judiciary. Russian only.
The EU-Russia Centre is an independent information and expertise resource for anyone interested in modern Russia, its democratic status and the future of EU-Russia relations. It seeks to promote closer ties between the EU and Russia, to develop ideas about the future of the relationship, and to ensure that both sides adhere to international standards concerning key elements of a civil society such as democracy, civil liberties and an independent judiciary. Multiple reports are available to download.
Russian Eurasian Security Network (RES)
The RES is a global initiative by leading academic institutes, think tanks, NGOs and media organizations. It provides the framework for studies of security-related developments in Russia and the states of the Eurasian region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan). The RES offers The Russian Analytical Digest (RAD), a bi-weekly electronic journal covering political, economic and social developments in Russia and its regions; the Caucasus Analytical Digest (CAD), a monthly internet publication analyzing the political, economic, and social situation in the three South Caucasus states of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia within the context of international and security dimensions of this region's development. Also available is a range of information services providing analyses, publications, links, and statistics on regional security trends and economic indicators.