This page contains information The Cult Education Institute has gathered about Russian Sects.
Sex cult guru who recruited dozens of women to his sect that believes orgies and prostitution help bring 'enlightenment' faces extradition to Russia after being arrested in Bulgaria
American woman's incredible escape after 15 years 'held against her will by remote religious sect in Siberia'
The Skoptsy: The story of the Russian sect that maimed for its beliefs
Moscow Officials Help Citizens Avoid the 'Moonies,' Other Cults
'I was God who created Christ': Whipping cult leader held with $4mn in cash stash and a crocodile
Three Russians arrested in Uzbekistan for creating religious sect
Tragic leap of Ruslana Korshunova reveals dark underbelly of the new Russia and its 'lost girls,' author claims
Siberian man wins $15,000 in moral damages from yoga cult Russian Orthodox Church Urges Inquiry Into Religious Cult Leader of sinister cult that carried out orgies in the presence of children is jailed in Russia for making youngsters worship sexual promiscuity Russia's Top Breast-Feeding Expert Arrested for Running a 'Cult'
Russian Cult Leader Investigated Following Flogging Claims
Russian yoga cult leader's 11-year sentence upheld Siberian cult leader who claimed he was alien god from the star Sirius jailed for ritual rape of dozens of disciples The Vissarion Christ: Inside Russia's End-Times Cults Putin urges tougher control over 'mushrooming' cults Violence in Muslim region disturbs Russian "ant-hill" sect Visit to Russian underground sect reveals few signs of horrors trumpeted by authorities Glimpse into underground sect that shocked Russia Abuse Probe Follows Discovery of Underground Cult Police free Russian cult kids who reportedly never saw sun Cult living underground raided by Russian police Russia: Underground sect charged with abuse Russian sects: from Rasputin to the 'Jesus of Siberia' Satan sect first banned in Russia Post-Soviet religious sects - dangerous reality Russia votes on banning psychic charlatans Jail-dodging "sex guru" arrested Russia's witches and wizards face ad ban to protect cancer victims Russian Satanists jailed for 'ritual sacrifice' teen killings Satanic sect leader gets prison term Faith healer Anatoly Kashpirovsky: Russia's new Rasputin Satanic cult teens 'sacrificed' victims then ate them Jesus of Siberia: The Russian ex-traffic policeman who claims he is the son of God 'Emo cannibal cult' pair held Satanic cult leader arrested in central Russia Police detain leader of Russia's largest sect Leader of major Russian sect detained in Siberia Penza cultists go on house-buying spree New doomsday sect in Penza 'calmly awaiting end of world' Moscow court finds Beslan 'healer' guilty of fraud Ex-Traffic Cop Says He's Jesus Suspended sentence for Russian cult leader The bewitching lure of home-grown cults Ukrainian security service report more Satanists and other cults Novel Faiths Find Followers Among Russia's Disillusioned New Kazakh Centre Said to Help Victims of Destructive Religious Sects 600-800,000 people in Russia are members of religious sects Lipetsk parents sue sect, demand compensation Second group of cult followers awaits apocalypse in Penza Free the death cult children Officials coax Russian doomsday cult to leave cave, where they wait for world to end Russia sect holds up in cave to await end of world Moscow court refuses to set free pseudo-healer accused of swindling The Word of Life sect arranged a clandestine camp for teenagers in the Novosibirsk region Prosecutors requalify charges against sect leader Grabovoi Russian City Bans Esoteric Sect Cult Promises to Resurrect Beslan Children Swindler claiming he is another Christ seeks presidential position Religious Freedom in Russia: A Long and Winding Road Born-Again Non-Christians: Post-Soviet Sects Attract Minds and Rubles "Death lovers club": suicide sect in St. Petersburg welcomes troubled teens What Do The Russians Believe In? Sectarians inundate grieving Beslan, seek new members 'Black widows' caught up in web of Chechen war Almost one million of Russians are involved in religious sects Could this be the son of God? White Brotherhood Conquers Russia Toilet-paper 'Rasputin' riles Lithuania Orthodox Church Takes On Rasputin 'I am Jesus Christ . . . It was prophesied that I would return to finish what I started' Child beatings shatter Russian utopia Jesus of Siberia In Russia, Regions Curb Spread of Foreign Faiths World Council of Russian People denounces sects, immorality USA accused of using sects to destroy Russia White Brotherhood sect surviving American charged with archive theft driven by religious zeal, says Russian TV About 5 Million of Russian nationals involved in sects Russian church blacklists eight India-based organizations Russian Orthodox [Church] targets ''totalitarian sects'' Church of Nav: Russia Gets White Supremacist Sect With Political Agenda Russia registers 9,000 religious groups Russian churches unable to register All confessions have equal rights in Russia Dec. 31 Deadline Spells End For Many Religious Groups Kazakh sect follower commits suicide near southern capital Cult leader prophesies an autumn of UFOs: Kazakh Commercial TV Life Without 'Sin' May Spell Death of Sect Russia: New Cult Of Pyramid Energy Draws Believers AUM look-alike cult operating in Crimea: Russian TV The House That Aum Built Some More "Witnesses" Have Burst Into Moscow Russia Church: Probe Missionaries "Messiah" or cult leader? Russian Court Rejects Church Ban Siberian police, religious sect end standoff Russian court bans Pentecostalist group Patriarch welcomes crackdown on sects Antisectarian publication to come out in Russia Patriarch, at 70, hails Russian faith revival Sect is suspected in girls' suicide Sect refuses expulsion, threatens suicide in Siberia Russian police end sect's occupation of Siberian public building Religious union leader denies links with Siberian sect