ENSV Riikliku Julgeoleku Komitee lõpetatud uurimistoimikute kollektsioon

  • Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic KGB, Collection of files of closed investigations
  • Коллекция прекращенных следственныхдел
Language of Description
1920 - 1990
Level of Description
  • Estonian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Cyrillic
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

15,448 records in 2 series; original bounded paper documents; partly digitalized.

Biographical History

This fonds is part of a collection of documents of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic KGB archive which has been transferred to the National Archive of Estonia, Estonian State Archive.

Scope and Content

This archival fonds includes mostly cases of political repressions of the Soviet regime (1940-1941 and after 1944). A smaller part contains the interrogation materials of former guards and officials of the Concentration Camps, police and military personnel among Estonian residents who participated in or were accused of participating in Nazi crimes during the Second World War.

The basic languages of the documents are Russian and Estonian; only a limited number of documents are in German (copied documents from the German occupation period) or other languages.

System of Arrangement

The collection consists exclusively of interrogation files of individuals and of groups of people. Files are in chronological order as registered in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Titles of files consists of "Last name, first name, father´s name (birth year)".

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted access, regulated with Personal Data Protection Act of Estonian Republic and archival decree. For further information, see here.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

It is possible to order copies, including digital copies, and to take photographs (without flash). Price list of copies.

Finding Aids

Existence and Location of Copies

  • Partially copied by USHMM

Archivist Note

Entry added on October 9, 2014 by Meelis Maripuu, based on finding aids available at the homepage of the Estonian State Archive, printed finding aid, and personal research experiences.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0