Valery Engel is an expert on radical rights in former Soviet Union countries. The subject of his special interest is also the comparative and motivational analysis of European xenophobia and radicalism. Engel is the chairman of the expert board of the European International Tolerance Center (EITC). He became one of the authors, the chief editor and scientific director of the project of EITC, “Xenophobia, Radicalism and Hate Crime in Europe.” The program includes the preparation of an annual report on the basis of a special methodology for comparative analysis in 10 European countries.