Became known the fate of documents of the Gulag prisoners

Data came under massive repression of the citizens of the USSR and Gulag prisoners transferred to an electronic database, reports RBC with reference to the press service of the interior Ministry.

“Confiscated from a paper card file (actual database) upon expiration of periods of storage of alphabetic cards mandatory are transferred into electronic form, which ensures their permanent storage”, — assured the Ministry.

the interior Ministry said that must maintain in paper form documents those convicted of crimes against the state. The retention period of personal files of other offenders shall be extended only if they have “scientific-historical value”.

In the Rosarkhiv edition confirmed that not aware of the solutions related to the destruction of cards on repressed citizens.