Central Archives of the Federal Security Services (former KGB) of the Russian Federation records relating to war crime trials in the Soviet Union

Identifier
irn505492
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • 1996.A.0510
  • RG-06.025
Dates
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1992, 1 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1947
Level of Description
Item
Languages
  • Russian
  • German
  • English
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

boxes

22

55 microfilm reels, 35 mm

Acquisition

The Federal Security Services of the Russian Federation (Federalnaia sluzhba bezopasnosti Rossii (the former KGB) compiled the evidence documents and recorded the interrogations during preparations for the prosecution of several suspected war criminals from 1945 to 1947. The Central Archives of the Federal Security Services of the Russian Federation photocopied the records and presented them as a gift to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in 1996. The Museum received additional parts of records in 2001 and 2005.

System of Arrangement

Organized by place of trial and cases of individuals and groups suspected of war crimes Arrangement is primarily chronological within the files.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Subjects

Genre

This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.