Russian President Orders All World War II Archives To Be On Internet By 2013

Posted by admin on May 22, 2010

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has ordered the Defense Ministry to publish all of Russia’s World War II archives on the Internet by 2013, RIA Novosti reports.

The material will be published on the “People’s Heroic Deeds” Web site, which is available in Russian and English here. The declassification project began in 2007.

RIA Novosti says over 100 million sheets of documents weighing a total of 400 tons still need to be processed and digitized.

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