KGB Archives Set To Open Up To Finnish Researchers

Posted by admin on Oct 11, 2013

How did the Soviet Union affect president Urho Kekkonen’s career? Why was the Porkkala peninsula handed back to Finland early? These questions and more could be answered as the Finnish national archive negotiates access to KGB archives from the crucial 1953-56 period.

Russian archives are usually sealed for fifty years, and even after that period has elapsed a special decision is needed to open them up.

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