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Welcome to the official website of the Center for Apologetics Research (CFAR) the oldest and largest evangelical countercult ministry in the former Soviet Union!

On this website you will find a large and constantly replenished collection of free analytical materials, essays and multimedia presentations analyzing the teachings of modern cults, aberrational movements and world religions from the standpoint of historic Christianity.

  • If you're interested in a certain topic, please refer to the topical index in the left vertical menu or use the "Search" function.
  • If you're looking for a certain type of material (ex., videos, audiofiles, articles), please click on the "Materials" button of the top horizontal menu.
  • If you can't find the information you're looking for, please contact us by E-mail and our staff will do their best to help you.
  • If you live outside of Russia and cannot receive our quarterly research newsletter by mail, you can download free PDF copies of all past issues (available only in Russian).
  • If you have questions about using, reprinting, and/or distributing any of our materials, be sure to familiarize yourself with our Copyright policy.
  • You can also download a complete PDF catalog of all the CFAR publications that are not available for free download and can be purchased from us by mail. (If you'd like us to mail the publications to some location outside the Russian Federation, please contact us by E-mail to confirm that we're able to perform your order.)

May the Lord bless you and keep you!

The staff of the Center for Apologetics Research

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Disclaimer: We reserve a right not to agree in all details with the authors of the published articles and materials.
Please note that regardless of availability of materials on some groups at this web-site they should not be necessarily considered a destructive cult.