Russian Federal Security Tries to Ban Bhagavad-gita As It Is.

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Dec 202011
 
Russian Federal Security Tries to Ban Bhagavad-gita As It Is.

  Will the third Russian edition of Bhagavad-gita As It Is be labeled “extremist literature”? Devotees in Tomsk, Siberia, are currently in court fighting an attempt by the Russian government’s Federal Security Service (FSB) to prove that Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is is an extremist literature that should be banned. It all began in May 2010, when an officer of the Tomsk FSB division approached Sergey S. Avanesov, the dean of the philosophy department at Tomsk University, and asked him for his “expert assessment” […]