NKVD Arrests

Information on ethnic Germans who were arrested and their accompanying arrest records by the People’s Commissariat for State Security (Russian Secret Police)

NKVD Witness Interrogations

In conjunction with the NKVD Arrest records, some Witness Interrogation (Deposition) records were used in the NKVD trials.

MVD Arrests

Thousands of names of Germans who were arrested by the Ministry of Defense (MVD) between the years 1944 and 1954. The MVD remained in effect till it was replaced by The Committee for State Security (KGB).