Archives

World Wide Diplomatic Archives Index: Ukraine

Legislation

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.

Location

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Mykhaylivska sqr., Kiev, 01018

State Archives: 24 Solom'ianska St. Kiev 03110

Procedures

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.

Resources

  • Ukraine in A Guide to the United States' History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since 1776