Latvia opens up its KGB files and names 4,000+ “informants,” many of whom claim they were framed — Sound Books

When Latvia attained independence in 1991, the retreating KGB left behind two sacks and two briefcases containing indexed records of the secret informants who had been paid to turn in their neighbors for offenses including anti-Kremlin activism and watching pornography. After decades of deliberation, the Latvian Parliament voted to release the contents of the bags, […]

via Latvia opens up its KGB files and names 4,000+ “informants,” many of whom claim they were framed — Sound Books

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