KGB investigation Files #general


Roman Ravve
 

Working with the archival-investigation Files >from 1930-1940s, I am
always fascinated how many biographical and genealogic information it
contains. People had been going through the serious of interviews,
giving the information about their relatives at home and all around
the globe. It lasted for half a year or more, when the arrested has
been waiting >from one interrogation to another, sitting in a cell.

They have been asked about their education, employment, political
involvement, the distant family far away.

To bring up the investigation, you have to locate the particular
archive, where it stored at the moment. Then you have to contact them,
explain how you connected to the person and ask for copies. There can
be photos, copies of the personal documents, sometimes even the
personal correspondence, which has been withdrawn during the arrest.

There are several online databases and name lists, covering the
political convicts in USSR - which investigation Files stored in the
archives of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other exUSSR territories.
As well as the unpublished name lists of the Russians arrested abroad.


Roman Ravve
Kiev, Ukraine
roman.ravve@...

POZNANSKY (Kamenetz-Podolsky, Kiev)
TREBUKOV (Gomel, Kharkov, Leningrad)
GUTMAN (Mozyr, Skrygalovka, Kiev)
RAVVE (Ananiev, Hashevate)
NERUBAY (Fastov, Andrushevka)


Nardo Bonomi
 

Dear Roman,

You wrote:
To bring up the investigation, you have to locate the particular archive, where it
stored at the moment...There are several online databases and name lists, covering
the political convicts in USSR
Please share with the list those online databases and name lists. Many of us have
members of the family who were under investigation during the Communism. I have two
relatives under investigation, one of which was deported.

Thank you

Nardo Bonomi Braverman
Firenze - Italy
Researching on:
BRAVERMAN >from Podolya
GROBMAN Ukraine
LUFT and GRUENBLATT Ukraine
OCCHIPINTI and AZULAY anywhere


Roman Ravve
 

Dear Nardo,

The most comprehensive database of the repression victims is
(http://lists.memo.ru/), it includes the data >from the database of the
victims Files stored in
Kazakhstan:(http://mvd.gov.kz/portal/page/portal/mvd/mvd_page/mvd_memorial).
It is in Russian, of cource.

There is the database for Ukraine: (http://www.reabit.org.ua/) - in
Ukrainian. There are more name lists for Ukraine, published in
separate PDFs.

However, all mentioned above is not holistic - it may not contain the
data about the place of the actual File storage. It may not contain
the name at all, and you have to contact the States Security Service
Archives directly (just recently I have such experience with Ukraine -
eventually it turned out that the File is stored in public archive).
This is the common situation with the people arrested in Harbin, also.

If anyone needs the help with the database checking - I would be glad to help!

Roman Ravve
Kiev, Ukraine
roman.ravve@...

POZNANSKY (Kamenetz-Podolsky, Kiev)
TREBUKOV (Gomel, Kharkov, Leningrad)
GUTMAN (Mozyr, Skrygalovka, Kiev)
RAVVE (Ananiev, Hashevate, Harbin)
NERUBAY (Fastov, Andrushevka)

Nardo Bonomi <nbonomi@...> wrote:

Please share with the list those online databases and name lists.