Sakharov: The Wallenberg Mystery

One of the items in the bag stolen from the dental clinic in Gorky was a letter about Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued thousands of Hungarian Jews during World War II, then vanished when the Soviets occupied Budapest. Soviet authorities have maintained that Wallenberg died in prison in 1947 and the file of his case was destroyed. The latter assertion most assuredly is untrue: NKVD and KGB investigation files are stamped TO BE PRESERVED FOREVER; pages may be removed on instructions from the top, but a file is never completely eradicated.

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