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ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia: D 9

Arkhiv Upravleniia Federal'noi sluzhby besopasnosti po g. Moskve i Moskovskoi oblasti (Arkhiv UFSB po g. Moskve i Moskovskoi oblasti)

[Archive of the Administration of the Federal Security Service for Moscow City and Oblast]

Agency: Federal'naia sluzhba besopasnosti RF (FSB Rossii)
[Federal Security Service]

Address: 101000, Moscow, B. Kisel'nyi per., 13/15
Telephone: (495) 224-27-86 (inquiries); 921-19-36 (Division of Public Relations)
Website: http://www.fsb.ru/contact/ufsb/m.html
Chief of the Administration: Aleksandr Vasil'evich Tsarenko?? (tel. 224-56-24)

About the Archive

The archive holds administrative and other records of the FSB Administration for Moscow City and Oblast and its predecessor security organs dating back to 1918 (ChK; VChK; OGPU; NKVD; MVD; MOOP; KGB; MB). These include investigative and criminal files, materials on political trials of citizens repressed during the Soviet period, and other local records. Documentation can be divided into several groups.


The archive is not open for public research. The archive answers official written inquiries from organizations on specific individuals and facts, and on occasion copies of documents are available for review. According to Russian law, repressed individuals or their relatives have the right to see related investigatory files or to receive copies thereof. Written inquiries from repressed persons or their relatives should be addressed in the name of the chief of the administration with request for documents relating to a specific individual or event.