In April 2015 the Supreme Council of Ukraine adopted the law On access to archives of repressive agencies of the communist totalitarian regime in 1917-1991. The director of the archive of the Security Service of Ukraine told us about how this new law has been applied during the last year.
Point of view
Aleksey Makarov: ”Stagnation is a shell under which there is creeping and swarming. But we normally don’t know or understand anything of the dimensions of this”.
The historian and employee of the archive of Memorial International talked with a reporter about the role of archives in the forming of a scientific and public view on the past.