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Russian court shuts down Scientology center in St. Petersburg: prosecutors

Title: Russian court shuts down Scientology center in St. Petersburg: prosecutors
Date: Thursday, 12 July 2007
Publisher: International Herald Tribune
Main source: rickross.com

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Moscow: A Russian court has ordered a center operated by the Scientology movement in St. Petersburg to be shut down, city prosecutors said Thursday, after accusing the organization of unlicensed teaching and other activities. The St. Petersburg City Court ordered the Scientology center closed after it agreed with prosecutors who said the center's operations were violating its charter. "The center was engaging in 'auditing' and 'purification' activities," prosecutors said in a statement. "Such practices were advertised by the organization as healthcare ... [Read the rest at rickross.com]