Spectacular historical Fund: KGB files discovered during house renovation in Latvia,

The spectacular Fund was handed over to the Latvian national archive in Riga. All documents are written in Russian language - some of them written by hand, othe

Spectacular historical Fund: KGB files discovered during house renovation in Latvia,

The spectacular Fund was handed over to the Latvian national archive in Riga. All documents are written in Russian language - some of them written by hand, others with the machine typed. According to historians, there is no doubt as to the authenticity of previously unknown documents - agreement exists in your case, the numbers match with other KGB documents in the archives of the Baltic EU-country.

The historically valuable find comes according to the figures from a house to lived in the Soviet times, a KGB employee. "Why he has hidden the documents, we can guess at the Moment. We will always clarify its data and its name,“ said archive researcher Gints Zelmenis. The documents cover different time periods and come from the KGB Department for ideological counterintelligence. According to Zelmenis you should have to the default of the former KGB leaders in the collapse of the Soviet Union, actually destroyed.More to the KGB in Latvia you can read here...

In Latvia remained bags of KGB documents

Latvia has been occupied in the Second world war, alternately from the Soviet Union and Hitler-Germany. After the war, the Baltic state remained until its re-independence in 1991, the involuntary part of the Soviet Union and the Latvian company, under the supervision of the KGB. After the deduction of the secret service only a several thick bags with files and documents, and lists with the names of KGB agents love in Latvia. Explosive Material was previously destroyed or to Moscow managed. Until today, many of the KGB are not exposed Snitch.

What should happen with the remaining KGB-files in Latvia because of their incompleteness has long been debated. Until the end of 2018, the Latvian national archive for the first time published a number of documents that were previously kept a good 25 years under lock and key.

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Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 16:26

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