“We are currently preparing documents on the Crimean Tatar Movement - we want to make what we have available to a wide audience,” Kohut said.
Kohut added that the archives now also study the insurgency of the 1920s, the Great Purge of the 1930s (together with colleagues from the Czech Republic and Israel), the perpetrators of Great Purge, that is, those chekists, who were subsequently repressed.
“We published a lot of works about World War II and post-war period, that is, dissidence. There is also a book about Chornobyl, which is based on the KGB documents about the 1986 accident,” the archive director added.
The Sectoral State Archive of the Security Service of Ukraine was created on April 1, 1994 on the basis of archival funds of the state security bodies of the Ukrainian SSR and Ukraine.