While in the United States, Dvorkin worked for Radio Voice of America, which was at that time reportedly supported by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Later, he worked for Radio Liberty — also reportedly a CIA outfit.
After returning to Russia, Dvorkin began working at Moscow State University, but was dismissed in 1994 because of his increasingly intolerant behavior towards religious minorities. He currently works at the Russian Orthodox University in Moscow as that Church’s spokesman on “sects.” Unfortunately, his continued efforts to undermine religious freedom have already reflected badly on the Orthodox Church which, presumably, is unaware of the people overseas for whom he is acting as a puppet.
Dvorkin started his hateful actions towards new religious movements in Moscow in May, 1994, after being “educated” at the infamous “Dialogue Centre” in Denmark. From the name of this organization, one would assume that its role is to promote dialogue between different denominations; the truth is quite different.
In fact, most people who know of this facility refer to it disparagingly as the “Monologue Centre” because of the well known refusal of its director, Johannes Aagaard, to engage in dialogue, while deliberately issuing false and bigoted statements about other religions and even advocating violence towards their members.
Aagaard was, for example, declared persona non grata and refused entry to India because of his reputation for stirring up religious intolerance and hatred.
Dvorkin was apparently an apt student of the dialogue-without-dialogue principle, for the first thing he did upon returning to Moscow was organize a closed seminar. Anyone who might not agree with the ideas of the seminar was simply denied entrance. Even journalists who were known to be unprejudiced, like Jakov Krotov of the Moscow News, were forced out of the hall.
It is interesting that the majority of the groups that were attacked by Dvorkin at this conference were those who seek to help people understand their spirituality and to create a better environment for all. One of Dvorkin’s speakers was, of course, Johannes Aagaard.
But also at Dvorkin’s seminar were representatives of another organization — and one which apparently has even greater influence over his thinking than Aagaard’s Dialogue Center — the American Cult Awareness Network (CAN). Dvorkin even stated on Russian television that he was Russia’s CAN representative. It is ironic that at the time CAN was such a notorious hate group that it was quickly destroying itself.
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