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The family of Raoul Wallenberg sued the FSB

Relatives of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews and arrested by the Soviet authorities, filed a lawsuit against the FSB with the requirement to provide information about the fate of the «righteous among the Nations», reports the BBC.

Lawyer Ivan Pavlov, representing the Wallenberg family, stated that it filed a lawsuit in the Meshchansky court of Moscow. In the lawsuit, the relatives of Wallenberg require to oblige the Russian security services to provide access to necessarianism originals and copies of documents about Wallenberg.

Raoul Wallenberg, who at the end of the Second world war, the post of first Secretary of the Swedish Embassy in Budapest, saved from the Nazis tens of thousands of Jews, giving them Swedish passports.

It is known that after the occupation of Budapest by Soviet troops, Wallenberg was arrested by the NKVD on suspicion of espionage and sent to Moscow, where he was held in Lubyanka prison. From Moscow, Wallenberg never returned. Accurate data about detention and/or death of the diplomat do not exist so far.

The Russian authorities claimed he was executed in July 1947, but a number of eyewitnesses and recently discovered archival documents refute this version. According to some, Wallenberg was in Soviet prison in the years before the restructuring.

Swedish authorities have repeatedly tried to clarify the fate of Raoul Wallenberg, but none of the investigations have not yielded results.

In 2016, the Swedish tax authority at the request of SEB Bank, who is the executor of the estate Wallenberg, officially recognized Wallenberg dead.

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The family of Raoul Wallenberg sued the FSB
27.07.2017

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