IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
Recent information on this topic is not
currently available to the DIRB; however, the attached documents,
although somewhat dated, may nevertheless be of some assistance to
you. General information on the current presence of the KGB on
Latvian territory is available in the attached Response to
Information Request LVA13911 of 21 April 1993.
In addition, for your interest, please find
attached some recent articles that provide information on the
on-going controversy in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States over
whether to publicly release the names of former KGB collaborators.
Additional information on this topic may be researched upon
BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 8 May
1992. "AntiKGB Resolution Adopted Despite Allegations Against
Conquest, Robert, ed. 1968. The
Soviet Police System. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, pp.
Documentation, Information and Research
Branch (DIRB), Ottawa. 21 April 1993. Response to Information
Knight, Amy W. 1988. The KGB.
Boston: Unwin Hyman, pp. 265-6, 281-3.
Los Angeles Times. 16 March 1993.
"Changing Lifestyles; Lithuania Wrestles with Ghost of Fallen
Rositzke, Harry. 1981. The KGB: The
Eyes of Russia. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,
Russian Press Digest. 17 September 1992.
Yuri Vladimov. "Secret Agent or Victim?" (NEXIS)
. 19 August 1992. Yuri Stroganov. "To
Burn or to 'Freeze'." (NEXIS)
. 7 May 1992. "His Alias Was 'Varis'."
Uncaptive Minds [Warsaw]. Winter
1991-92. Jozef Darski. "Police Agents in the Transition Period,"
Van Der Rhoer, Edward. 1983. The
Shadow Network. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, pp. 5-6.
Wolin, Simon and Robert M. Slusser, eds.
1957. The Soviet Secret Police. London: Methuen & Co.