Announcement: World’s leading religious scholars meet in Sakhalin to discuss issues of spiritual security

World’s leading religious scholars meet in Sakhalin to discuss issues of spiritual security1 by Alexander Kyzmin Monday, October 13, 2014 An international workshop conference titled “Totalitarian sects and civil society: Current challenges of spiritual security” will convene in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on October 21-22. Among the guests of honor and speakers at the conference will be world-renowned […]

Ryazan Delegation Reports In

An article about the Podolsk forum was posted on the website of the Ryazan diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church and mirrored on other websites in Ryazan. http://море-мп.рф/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=232:2013-09-17-11-44-41&catid=1:2011-01-12-08-34-24 Ryazan is a city and oblast or province southeast of Moscow City and Oblast. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryazan A translation kindly done for us follows. The “legendary” characterization caused Caroline […]

Russian Scientologists Erasing Consciences for their US Masters

The Scientologists have just published a new and updated black PR page on me on their Russian Religious Freedom Watch hate site: http://religiousfreedomwatch-ru.org/religious-extremists/gerald-armstrong The Scientologists provided a pdf with an English translation: http://religiousfreedomwatch-ru.org/uploads/Armstrong-33_years_of_bla_bla-EN.pdf They have some nice Anonymous protest pics from Vancouver and Hamburg, and a goofy goose step pic allegedly from London, but unrelated […]

Conference by Gerald Armstrong, former personal archivist of L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientology cult

Gerald Armstrong spoke in the auditorium of the Nikolo-Ugreshky Seminary on September 16, 2013. Also taking part was Alexander Dvorkin, Doctor of Philosophy, Candidate of Theology, Professor at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University, President of the Center for Religious Studies, Chairman of the Justice Ministry’s Expert Council for State Religious Expertise, Vice-President of the European Federation of […]

Podmoskovye News (Sept 13, 2013) Podolsk anti-cult forum

English Transcript Podmoskovye News September 13, 2013 Darya Moskovtseva reports. Darya Moskovtseva: A forum in Podolsk today has brought together human rights activists concerned about an issue that many consider a legacy of the late 1990s. What is a cult? And how to counter this phenomenon? To discuss this problem and ways to fight it, […]

Belarus (2011)

Newsland.ru: Scientology and the “Democratic GULAG”

http://newsland.ru/news/detail/id/714248/cat/42/ Интересные вещи происходят в последнее время в российском сектоведении. На днях, в Москве побывал Джеральд Армстронг. Личность в определенных кругах очень известная, если не легендарная. Но чтобы понять, кто это и почему так важен его визит, следует начать совсем не с него, а с учения о дианетике и саентологии, Лафайета Рональда Хаббарда, и того, […]

Response to Scientology Moscow Black PR

Translation of an article posted on May 24, 2011 on the portal-credo.ru, a website dedicated to news about religion: http://portal-credo.ru/site/?act=authority&id=1636 Church of Scientology of Moscow spokesman and editor-in-chief of “Right to Freedom”, Alexei Danchenkov: “Armstrong was invited to Russia as an expert on Scientology, but he left the church 30 years ago” Interview by Valery […]

Alexey Ovchinnikov: Komsomolskaya Pravda (1 June 2011)

Translation of an article published in Russian on June 1, 2011 on the website of Komsomolskaya Pravda: http://msk.kp.ru/print/article/25695/897953 Ex-legal officer of the Scientology organization Gerald Armstrong: “I landed in a jail for cult members because I got into an argument with the secretary of Hubbard’s third wife” In the U.S., his former coreligionists long ago declared him […]

Stanislav Kolotvin: Gerry Armstrong: “A U.S. court has authorized the Scientology cult to forcibly retain its recalcitrant members”

Translation of a Russian article posted on May 19, 2011 on the website of St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University: http://pstgu.ru/news/tech_notice/2011/05/24/29993/ Gerry Armstrong: “A U.S. court has authorized the Scientology cult to forcibly retain its recalcitrant members” by Stanislav Kolotvin Photos by Alisa Merkulova May 19, 2011 Gerry Armstrong is in Russia for what is already the […]