The Law on National Archival Fund and Archival Bodies allows for access to records once they are in the possession of the Archives. Documents containing state secrets can be withheld until they are declassified by the public authority.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Mykhaylivska sqr., Kiev, 01018
State Archives: 24 Solom'ianska St. Kiev 03110
For pre-independence era records, researchers should contact the State Archives. For more recent information, contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs directly. Some Soviet era documents will still be located in Moscow, Russia.