22 Documents from the Foreign Policy Archive /released 2021

In mid-February, in partial response to the request filed by Marie Dupuy and Louise von Dardel, the Foreign Policy Archive of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a set of 22 documents. You can review these documents on the website of the RWI-70. Please see the enclosed Table below, for a complete overview of the records that were provided.

 

Table 1. Copies of archival MID’s documents received on 2/16/2021

No. Doc. Name Doc. Date Archival data Notes1
1. Letter of the Swedish Embassy
RW Inscannat dokument 1
21/02/2021 - -
2.
Russian MID’s letter (- internal memo -)
16/02/2021 - -
3. A. Kollontay’s report to Molotov
RW Inscannat dokument 3
27/03/1945 F. 06. Op. 7. Por. 852. P. 52. Ll. 42-48 “a”, new
4. I. Chernyshev’s report to Molotov
RW Inscannat dokument 4
9/06/1945 F. 06. Op. 7. Por. 852. P. 52. Ll.131-144 “б”, new
5. S. Soderblom's note to V. Dekanozov (on Swedish diplomats, including Wallenberg)
Marked «Сonfidential»
31/12/1944 F. 06. Op. 9. Por. 1280. P. 81. L. 1 “в”, new
Copy of the same
31/12/1944 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 1 - “ -
Dekanozov to Sőderblom, an answer 31/12/1944 F. 06. Op. 9. Por. 1280. P. 81. L. 2 New
Sőderblom to Dekanozov, inquiry re RW
Sent to: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, 3rd EO, 5th EO, file
12/03/1945 F. 06. Op. 7. Pоr. 851. P. 52. L. 8 New
Sőderblom to M. Vetrov re Danielsson and the others, and RW “on W. there is no exact information except what Mr. Dekanozov told me, it seems he left Budapest on January by a car”
Signature of S. in Russian
Sent to: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, file
RW Inscannat dokument 5
 
26/03/1945 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 5 New
6. Dekanozov's diary, meeting with Söderblom. In particular, S. raised the issue of Wallenberg and handed a note.
There is Vetrov’s handwritten note addressed to I. Sysoev and Stepanov.
Copies were sent to Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, 4th EO, 5th EO, to the file
25/04/1945
(8/05/1945)
F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 9 Previously, D3 (the same copy)2
Sőderblom’s Note to Dekanozov re RW (a copy without a number), an attachment to the previous document
RW Inscannat dokument 6
 
24/04/1945 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 10 New
7. New Swedish official note re RW (original)
3/11/1945 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 16/ob New
Swedish official reminder about the previous note dated Nov. 3, 1945 (original)
Sent to: Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, Belyaev Consul Dept.), Chernyshev
30/11/1945 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 17 New
Sőderblom to Abramov (original); sends 3 RW’s photos (Sőderblom’s signature in Russian)
Apparently, sent out to the same addresses
25/01/46 F. 0140. Op. 30. Por. 2. P. 38. L. 16 New
Novikov to Abakumov, sends three RW’s photos to the GUKR “SMERSH”
(2nd copy, “to the file”)
Signatures of Abramov and Sysoev (?)<
RW Inscannat dokument 7
 
3/02/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 18 Previously, D102
8. New official Swedish note re RW
(Sőderblom handed it over to Abramov), original.
Sent to: [not copied],
only Chernyshev’s name is clearly seen
8/03/1946 F. 0140. Op. 30. Por. 2. P. 38. L. 29 New
Copy of the same
RW Inscannat dokument 8
8/03/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 19 New
9. Novikov (5th EO) to Abakumov, asks for the second time to inform re RW (previous request was on Nov 28, 1945), 2nd copy;
Signatures of ?, Chebotarev, Abramov
Sent to: [not copied],
only Chernyshev’s name is clearly seen
RW Inscannat dokument 9
20/03/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 20 Previously, D122
10. New Swedish official note re RW (original, received by mail)
12/07/1946 F. 0140. Op. 30. Por. 2. P. 38. L. 75 New
Copy of the same without a number
RW Inscannat dokument 10
12/07/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. Pap. 143. L. 21 - “ -
11. S. Lozovsky  (5th EO) to V. Chernyshev (MVD), inquiry re RW, 2nd copy (signatures of Abramov, Sysoev)
RW Inscannat dokument 11
17/07/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 23 Previously, D132; also a copy from Molotov’s fond
12. I. Sysoev, diary, meeting with Bark-Host, a copy
Sent to: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, Zarubin (Ambas. to Washington), Chernyshev, file
(Zarubin’s? handwritten notes)
12/12/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. Ll. 29-30 Previously, F222; D792, Molotov’s fond
“Spravka” by Sysoev (“Burashnikov has talked to Chebotarev on the phone”), a copy without a number; apparently, a continuation of the previous documents (p. 31)
RW Inscannat dokument 12
Apparently, the same date F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 31 Previously, F252; incorrectly marked as 1947 
13. S. Lozovsky  (5th EO) to V. Chernyshev (MVD), inquiry re RW, second  copy
RW Inscannat dokument 13
17/07/1946 F. 06. Op. 9. Por. 1280. P. 81. L. 25 Previously, D132 (different copy)
14.  S. Lozovsky, a diary, meeting with Bark-Holst, a copy
To: Stalin, Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov
13/12/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 32-33 Previously, E1, B1, and F232 (different copies)
Document no. 1 (a copy without a no.) A f Swedish Note re RW (an attachment to the previous doc.) 12/12/1946 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 34 - “ -
Document no. 2 (a copy). Bark-Holst’s statement (second attachment to the previous doc.)
RW Inscannat dokument 14
F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 35 - “ -
15. K. Novikov, diary, meeting with Haegglof (3rd copy)/  (a note by Vetrov) [according to pagination, from Dekanozov’s file]
Copies sent to Molotov, Vyshinsky, 5th EO, file
Vetrov’s note: “To acquaint  Sysoev, Yegorov, F?”
RW Inscannat dokument 15
30/01/1947 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. Ll. 36-37 Previously, F24, D152 (different copies)
16. M. Vetrov to Vyshinsky (a review of the RW case)
Marked “Top Secret”, “To hand it over personally”
RW Inscannat dokument 16
2/04/1947 F. 0140. Op. 38. Por. 27. P. 143. Ll. 39-40 Previously,
D342
17. I. Chernyshev (from Stockholm) to V. Molotov, copy no. 3
Marked “Top Secret”
To: Molotov, Vyshynsky, Dekanozov, Novikov [Dekanozov’s note: “Preserve it”]
RW Inscannat dokument 17
16/02/1946 F. 012. Op. 7. Por. 473. P. 119. Ll. 1-12 “г”, new
18.  I. Chernyshev to V. Molotov (a copy)
Marked “Top Secret”
To: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, Novikov [Dekanozov’s note: “Preserve it”]
RW Inscannat dokument 18
30/03/1946 F. 012. Op. 7. Por. 473. P. 119. Ll. 13-17 “e”, new
19. Dekanozov to Sőderblom, main statement re RW (original with the names of recipients)
To: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, Legal Dept, 5th EO, file
16/01/1945 F. 06. Op. 7. Por. 851. P. 52. L. 2 New copy
The same, a copy
(no names)
16/01/1945 F. 06. Op. 9. Por. 1280. P. 81. L. 3 Previously, D12
The same, a copy
To: Molotov, Vyshinsky, Dekanozov, Legal Dept, 5th EO, file
A handwritten note: “To Wallenberg’s file”
Vetrov: “To Com. Sysoev”, Sysoev’s signiture
16/01/1945 F. 0140. Op. 31. Por. 2. P. 133. L. 1 Previous, F162
Same document, copy of the note given to Söderblom
(without recipient’s names)
RW Inscannat dokument 19
16/01/1945 F. 0140. Op. 138. Por. 27. P. 143. L. 2 New
20.  Draft of the “Conclusion” by S. Bazarov & I. Lavrov, addressed to V. Dekanozov
“Secret”
“Urgent”, Dekanozov’s note to Vyshinsky
“I agree” Vyshinsky
RW Inscannat dokument 20
Jan. 1945
25/01/1945 27/01/1945
F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. Ll. 1-2  “з”, new
21. Dekanozov's letter to Vyshinsky regarding Swedish diplomats (except Wallenberg), ф copy
Below is a handwritten "Spravka" signed by F (?)
8/02/1945 F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 3 “и”, new
Dekanozov's letter to Vyshinsky, a reminder of the Swedish diplomats, "what answer to give to Comrade Bulganin"
(handwritten below:
Vyshinsky to Dekanozov,
Dekanozov - Lavrov)
RW Inscannat dokument 21
15/02/1945

15/02/1945 17/02/1945
F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 5 New
22. Dekanozov’s letter to Bulganin (copy no. 2)
“Secret”
Above there is Dekanozov's visa: "Vyshinsky for approval."
Signatures by Abramov, Bazarov (02.21.45), [inaudible]
22/02/1945 F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 7 “к, л, м”, new
Additional letter from Dekanozov to N. Bulganin about diplomats (copy No. 2)
"Secret"
In handwriting, below: Incoming no. 924 (from the General Staff, 18/02), No. 936 (to the General Staff, 19/02)
27/02/1945 F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 8 New
Letter by General Shikin (deputy head of GlavPURKKA) to V. Molotov about Danielsson and other foreigners, original
In handwriting, above: Molotov to Dekanozov, 03/08/45 ("send these gentlemen out")
In handwriting, to the left: Dekanozov to Lavrov ("send not all at once", 03/10/45)
By hand, below: “An instruction has been sent to Debrecen via telegraph. 03/13/45
1/03/1945 F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 9 New 
One more additional letter from Dekanozov to Bulganin, copy No. 2, marked "Secret"
"Sending must be organized through Bucharest in turns, in groups"
RW Inscannat dokument 22
17/03/1945 F. 012. Op. 6. Por. 74. P. 77. L. 9 New

 

1. Letters "a" - "m" denote the requests set out in the letter to the AVP RF dated August 31, 2020.

2. Documents in the database of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (http://wallenbergdatabase.ud.se/default_eng.asp): B, documents from the former CPSU Central Committee (RGASPI); D, documents from the AVP RF; E, documents from the AP RF; F, documents from unidentified archives.


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