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publication, exhibition and other forms of popularization repressive bodies’ archival information.
providing for everyone concerned the data carrier to review the archival information or its copy;
access to a digital copy of the archive information;
publication of the information on the official website of the organizer of a digital archival information and the copy of the archived information;
making archival references, excerpts from documents;
The law also prevents the ability to hide information:
Law on Personal Data Protection does not apply to information from the archives (Art. 1.3)
The assignment of the repressive bodies’ archival information to classified information is prohibited; (Art. 5.4 )
From Article 8:
Access to information can’t be limited in accordance with the laws and international treaties of Ukraine.
It can not be limited the access to repressive bodies’ archived information, which contain secrecy stamps not required by law of Ukraine (for example Soviet stamps “Secret” and “Top Secret”)
The only possible access restrictions:
A persons who are a victims of repression, have the right to restrict access to archival information about themselves. Such rights does not apply to people who were employees of repressive bodies and then became victims of repression.
The list of repressive bodies, which archives will be opened:
(including all units and departments)
Committee for State Security (KGB)
Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU)
Ministry of State Security (MGB)
All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage (Cheka)
The Ministry of Internal Affairs USSR
People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD)
Joint State Political Directorate
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Cassation
The Supreme Cassation Tribunal
Ministry of Justice
Prosecution of USSR