The diplomat died in Soviet captivity.
“Relatives of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who disappeared after helping at least 20 thousand Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust, filed suit against the chief of the Agency-the successor to the KGB on the provision of full documentation and obscene in his case,” – said in the message.
According to the newspaper, Wallenberg’s niece, Marie Dupuy on Wednesday said that he appealed to Russian law Association with a request to file a lawsuit, because of “numerous requests to the Russian authorities for many years, publicly and privately, by expert historians and Swedish officials have not yielded results.”
Note that Raoul Wallenberg from 1944 worked at the Swedish representation in Budapest, where he was to give the Jews the so-called protective passports – identity documents awaiting repatriation Swedish nationals. This enabled Jews to avoid deportation to German concentration camps. In addition, Wallenberg rented buildings in Budapest and declared them to be extraterritorial property of Sweden that are subject to diplomatic immunity. Them diplomat temporarily resettled Jews.
So, Wallenberg disappeared after being arrested by the red Army in 1945. Initially, the Soviet Union denied that it was them, but later released information that he died in prison in 1947.
Note that the Wiener library in London, one of the largest and most famous in the world of archives, collecting data about the Holocaust, provides Friday, April 21, access to previously secret archives of the UN Commission on war crimes (UN War Crimes Commission / UNWCC).
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