The Persecutor (alternatively titled Forgive Me Natasha or Sergei; known as El Esbirro in Spanish) is the autobiography of Sergei Kourdakov. It details his early . Forgive Me, Natasha by Sergei Kourdakov, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. According to Wikipedia, the book was translated into at least fourteen different languages, sometimes titled, Forgive me, Natasha. Millions of.

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I will write more later this week and answer some specific questions. I think it is about time I read it again. It was even more incredible to believe He might care enough about me to go to all that trouble to help me see the truth. Sergei and his squad were sent on missions to break up meetings of Believers, groups of ten to fifteen who gathered to pray and sing.

The Russian, which l now know as Sergei, had asked for forgiveness after the brutality he had released on the Church and her family? I hope that Joe Bass comes clean in the end and does the honourable thing. Kourdakov’s death stirred up much controversy among Christian anti-communist organizations and elsewhere. Jesus was talking and teaching someone how to pray.

Forgive Me, Natasha

There is no doubt that he jumped into the 44 degree water off the west coast of Vancouver Island, and lived to tell about it. Interview 2 — Unnamed Christian Baptist Woman. It is one of the reasons I am in Russia today.

I detected no signs of deception. It was their father along with his boss that plucked Sergei off the beach and transported him to the hospital! Interview 7 — Boris Labonov. Along with the duties of being the leader of the police group, Sergie Kourdakov continued studying at the naval academy, hoping to become a radio engineer in the Navy. A Monster Among Us. I was expecting more of a dull, typical conversion story, but it was completely the opposite.


As for the Russian people being controlled and told what to say. However, it is not necessarily clear why he felt betrayed.

Sergei Kourdakov and the Quest for Truth

Whilst training for the navy, he becomes a brutal persecutor of Christians, but then himself experiences conversion. Interview 5 — Vladimir Zelenyov. Sergei also kourdakof a gang that turned into a reign of terror for the city. One inspired Christian was journalist, Caroline Walker.

Did Sergei and Natasha meet again? Another trend he noticed was that may of the new Believers were young people, often as young as him. The latter lourdakov of course have vested interest in labeling Sergei a liar, but the weight of the evidence is convincing and as a result of the interviews Caroline was increasingly convinced that the story did not hang together, even though this revelation is clearly painful for her.

Sergei Kourdakov and the Quest for Truth

I can’t say anymore without giving too much away. September 1, at This is somewhat natashq a difficult scene to examine. The first question that we have posed to this witness suggested that he had been with Sergei in the KGB.

No one including myself is denying that — all four of my grandparents were ethnic German Mennonites living in the Ukraine, and they escaped the USSR in the s because of persecution by Stalin. He saw me from the bridge deck discussing something with the officer who was accompanying me on my inspection for grain readiness.

It was how to be a better person and how to forgive those who do you wrong. August 30, at 3: He later gets picked up by a secret service that works for the government and does things that are above the law. He claimed political asylum, and after weeks of tense discussions, Sergei was relieved to learn that he was not going to be handed back to the Russians.


Sergei Kourdakov – Wikipedia

July 30, at 6: All the attacks were practically mirror images of each other with different locations or slightly different actions. These are the religiozniki, the religious Believers.

So, I watched the documentary again and picked up more inconsistencies. I was assigned to read this book way back in 6th grade. He was a very new Christian and unknowlegeable of Scripture or of life as a koufdakov Christian.

Sergei soon befriended him and ordered any teasing dergei him to stop. The more secret meetings of these enemies-of-the-state that Sergie raided, the more he questioned what he was doing. What do you see?

To view it, click here. He tried talking to God, although he felt embarrassed because he didn’t know any prayers.

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A fantastic read about how God can save even the most unlikely person. Lots of us re-imagine, invent, or glorify episodes from our past, perhaps some more than others. The Russian ship also had a rack with literature in English which I helped myself to a number of times.

I followed his case when he jumped ship. All the different things that he went through and had to experience was crazy.