Välisriikide järelepärimised seoses sõjakuritegude uurimisega

  • Inquiries of foreigners regarding investigation of crimes against humanity
  • Материалы по запросам иностанных государств в связи с расследованием военных преступлений
Language of Description
1942 - 1990
Level of Description
  • English
  • Estonian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Cyrillic
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

24 records; original paper documents, photocopies, alphabetical card files.

Biographical History

This fonds is part of 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 correspondence between Soviet State Security Institutions and Prosecutors’ Offices concerning Inquiries of foreign states (USA, Canada, Australia, German Dem. Rep., German Fed. Rep.) regarding investigations of war crimes and crimes against humanity; correspondence between Soviet institutions about using investigation materials for propaganda purposes.

Six files (ERAF.133SM.1.18 - ERAF.133SM.1.23) include mainly photocopies from documents from German period, copies from KGB interrogation protocols, and investigation materials.

File ERAF.133SM.1.24 contains alphabetical card files about persons, present in Inquiries of foreign states.

System of Arrangement

Arranged mostly chronologically (1965-1990); some files are focused on activities of certain suspected person(s).

Conditions Governing Access

Free access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

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

Finding Aids

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