Tag: Alexander Dvorkin

Russian expert tags Falun Gong as international cult

BEIJING — Russian expert in sect studies Professor Alexander Dvorkin has tagged Falun Gong as an international cult at a forum in Beijing and said all healthy and righteous forces in the world should unite to combat cults. Cults harm individuals, families, societies and countries like “cancerous cells” in a healthy body, said Dvorkin, president of the Russian Association of Religious and Cultic Studies Centers in an interview with Xinhua after attending a Sino-Russian Forum on sect studies in Beijing on Thursday. “They would turn individuals into tools of cults, and destroy their families,” he said. “Cults make no contribution