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Human Rights Watch records: Record Group 1: Helsinki Watch, 1952-2003, bulk 1978-1994

Series XI: USSR/Independent States Files, 1983-1997

The files consist of correspondence, manuscripts, memorandums, newspaper clippings, photographs and research materials utilized in the development of reports. These country and region files are arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Armenia



Box XI 1 Folder 1 Armenia Assembly of America Daily Report , 1992


Box XI 1 Folder 2 Artsakh Info. Bulletin, 1991


Azerbaijan


Box XI 1 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1995

[restricted until 2071]


Box XI 1 Folder 4 Azerbaycan Bulletin, 1993


Box XI 1 Folder 5 Ethnic Minorities, 1990-1991


Box XI 1 Folder 6 Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), 1988-1989


Box XI 1 Folder 7 Political Prisoners, 1992


Box XI 1 Folder 8 Press Clips, 1988-1992


Box XI 1 Folder 9 Refugees--Baku, 1992


Baltic States


Box XI 1 Folder 10 Estonia, 1989-1992


Box XI 1 Folder 11 Helsinki Watch Report, undated


Box XI 1 Folder 12 Latvia, 1988-1992


Box XI 1 Folder 13 Lithuania, 1991



Box XI 2 Folder 1-3 Press Clips, 1989, 1991-1993, 1989, 1991-1993, (3 Folders)


Box XI 2 Folder 4 Russian Troop Withdrawal, 1992-1993


Box XI 2 Folder 5 Belarus: Post-Coup, 1990-1992


Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS):


Box XI 2 Folder 6 Emigration, 1991-1992


Box XI 2 Folder 7-8 Migration Report--Research Materials, 1991-1996, (2 Folders)


Box XI 2 Folder 9 Crmean Tatars, 1992


Georgia


Box XI 2 Folder 10 Arrests, Disappearances and Killings, 1991-1994


Correspondence


Box XI 2 Folder 11 General, 1995


Box XI 2 Folder 12 Government, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 2 Folder 13 Advocacy, 1994



Box XI 3 Folder 1 Background, 1992-1993


Box XI 3 Folder 2 Business, 1996


Box XI 3 Folder 3 Economy, 1993


Box XI 3 Folder 4 Elections, 1992


Box XI 3 Folder 5 Ethnic Relations, 1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box XI 3 Folder 6 Foreign Affairs, 1992-1995


Box XI 3 Folder 7 Foreign Organizations, 1995


Box XI 3 Folder 8 Gamsakhurdia, Zviad, 1990-1995


Box XI 3 Folder 9 Humanitarian Aid, 1992-1995


Box XI 3 Folder 10 Journalists, 1992-1994


Military


Box XI 3 Folder 11 General, 1992-1993


Box XI 3 Folder 12 Paramilitaries, 1992-1995


Box XI 3 Folder 13 Russian Army, 1992-1995


Box XI 3 Folder 14 Minorities, 1993-1996


Missions


Box XI 3 Folder 15 Correspondence, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 3 Folder 16 Notebook, 1994 June

[restricted until 2070]



Box XI 4 Folder 1 Missions, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 4 Folder 2 Peacekeepers, 1994


Politics


Box XI 4 Folder 3 Government Statements, 1992-1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 4 Folder 4 Political Parties, 1990-1996


Box XI 4 Folder 5 Shevardnadze, Eduard, 1990-1995


Box XI 4 Folder 6 World Report, 1995



Box XI 5 Folder 1 World Report, 1995


Georgia-Abkhazia


Box XI 5 Folder 2 Casualties, 1992-1993


History


Box XI 5 Folder 3 Background, 1992-1993


Box XI 5 Folder 4 Chronology, 1992-1995


Box XI 5 Folder 5 Military, 1992-1995


Box XI 5 Folder 6 Mission Notebooks, 1992-1993

[restricted until 2069]


Box XI 5 Folder 7 Peace Negotiations, 1992-1995


Box XI 5 Folder 8 Press Clips, 1993-1995



Box XI 6 Folder 1-2 Report, 1992-1996, (2 Folders)


Box XI 6 Folder 3 Russian Army, 1992-1994


Georgia-South Ossetia


Box XI 6 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box XI 6 Folder 5 General, 1991-1993


Box XI 6 Folder 6 Helsinki Watch Report, 1992


Kazakhstan


Box XI 6 Folder 7 Country Report, 1986-1990


Box XI 6 Folder 8 Mission--Preliminary Outline, 1990 April 21

[restricted until 2066]


Box XI 6 Folder 9 Politics--Government, 1990-1991


Press Clips


Box XI 6 Folder 10 Media--Part 1, 1991-1995



Box XI 7 Folder 1 Media--Part 2, 1991-1996


Box XI 7 Folder 2 Post-Coup, 1991-1992


Box XI 7 Folder 3 Kyrgyzstan (Kirgizia), 1990-1991


Moldova


Box XI 7 Folder 4 Background, 1992-1994


Box XI 7 Folder 5 Citizenship, 1990-1993


Box XI 7 Folder 6 Contacts, undated

[restricted until 2081]


Foreign Policy


Box XI 7 Folder 7 General, 1992-1993


Box XI 7 Folder 8 United States, 1995


Helsinki Watch Reports


Box XI 7 Folder 9 General, 1990-1992


Box XI 7 Folder 10 Moldova Report 1993, 1992-1993, 1993, 1992-1993


Laws


Box XI 7 Folder 11 General, 1989-1992



Box XI 8 Folder 1 Drafts, 1991-1994


Minorities


Box XI 8 Folder 2 General, 1989-1994


Box XI 8 Folder 3 Gagauz, 1990-1995


Box XI 8 Folder 4 Russian, 1990-1994


Mission, 1992


Box XI 8 Folder 5 Correspondence, 1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box XI 8 Folder 6 Notebooks, 1992

[restricted until 2068]



Box XI 9 Folder 1 Missions--Reports, 1991-1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box XI 9 Folder 2 Ombudsmen, 1996


Politics


Box XI 9 Folder 3 General, 1994


Box XI 9 Folder 4 Government Statements, 1992-1993


Box XI 9 Folder 5 Press Clips, 1995-1996


Box XI 9 Folder 6 Russian Army, 1992-1993


Trials


Box XI 9 Folder 7 Notes, 1994


Box XI 9 Folder 8 "Tiraspol 6" Trial, 1992-1995


Moldova-Dniester Republic


Box XI 9 Folder 9 Military, 1992-1994


Box XI 9 Folder 10 Politics, 1991-1994



Box XI 10 Folder 1-3 Press Clips, 1987-1992, (3 Folders)


Box XI 10 Folder 4 Report-Helsinki Watch, 1990-1991


Nagorno-Karabakh



Box XI 11 Folder 1 Air Bombings, 1992


Cease-Fire


Box XI 11 Folder 2 Agreement, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 3 Negotiations:, 1991-1992


Box XI 11 Folder 4 Journalists, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 5 Karabakh-Background, 1992


Khojaly


Box XI 11 Folder 6 General, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 7 Victims List, 1992

[restricted until 2068]


Box XI 11 Folder 8 Kurds, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 9 Nakhichevan, undated


Box XI 11 Folder 10-11 Press Clips, 1988-1989, 1991-1992, 1988-1989, 1991-1992, (2 Folders)


Box XI 11 Folder 12 Press Releases, 1992


Reports


Box XI 11 Folder 13 Christian Solidarity International (CSI), 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 14 Human Rights Advocates, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 15 Immigration and Naturalization Center, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 16 Russia, 1992


Box XI 11 Folder 17 Turkey, 1992-1993


Box XI 11 Folder 18 United States--Foreign Policy, 1992


Tajikistan:



Box XI 12 Folder 1 Central Asia Bibliography, 1995


Box XI 12 Folder 2 Conferences and presentations, 1995-1997


Box XI 12 Folder 3 Contacts in Tajikistan, 1995-1996


Box XI 12 Folder 4 Correspondence re: Tajikistan, 1995-1997

[restricted until 2073]


Box XI 12 Folder 5 HRW Reports on Tajikistan, 1994-1996


Box XI 12 Folder 6 ICRC PRESS (International Committee of the Red Cross), 1996-1997


Box XI 12 Folder 7 Making Things Happen--Getting it Done 1996 Project Achievement Reports, Europe and the CIS, Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, United Nations Development Programme, 1996, 1996, 1996


Box XI 12 Folder 8 Minority Rights Group Report: Tajikistan: A Forgotten Civil War by Nassim Jawad and Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, 1995 February


Box XI 12 Folder 9 Newswires and news clippings, 1995-1997


Box XI 12 Folder 10 Omri Daily Digest, 1995-1997


Box XI 12 Folder 11 Reports from Dushanbe, 1995


Refugees


Box XI 12 Folder 12 Afghanistan--newspaper and clippings, 1992-1993


Box XI 12 Folder 13 Returnees, 1995-1996

[restricted until 2072]



Box XI 13 Folder 1 Tajik and Afghan mission notebooks, 1995

[restricted until 2071]


Box XI 13 Folder 2 General, 1993-1996


Box XI 13 Folder 3 The Gharm Valley: Continued Tensions (draft manuscript edited by Milbert Shin), 1997


Box XI 13 Folder 4 News clippings: FBIS and other news services, 1995-1997


Box XI 13 Folder 5-6 News service printouts re: Hostage taking, 1997 February-March, (2 Folders)


Box XI 13 Folder 7 Logistics, 1995


Missions


Box XI 13 Folder 8 Notes, 1993-1995

[restricted until 2071]


Box XI 13 Folder 9 Dushanbe--Notebooks, undated

[restricted until 2071]



Box XI 14 Folder 1 North Afghanistan--background information, 1993-1996


Box XI 14 Folder 2-3 Briefing materials prepared by the Soros Foundations, 1995, (2 Folders)


Box XI 14 Folder 4 UNCHR Report, 1996


Box XI 14 Folder 5 UN Reports, 1994-1995


Box XI 14 Folder 6 Uzbekistan free travel memorandum--United States, 1995


Press


Box XI 14 Folder 7 Accounts--Newspapers, 1992



Box XI 15 Folder 1 Clips, 1992


Box XI 15 Folder 2 Refugees, 1993


Box XI 15 Folder 3 Resource Page, 1995


Tatarstan



Box XI 16 Folder 1 Press Clips, 1992


Ukraine


Box XI 16 Folder 2 Independent Organizations--Ukrainian Committee "Helsinki-90", 1990


Box XI 16 Folder 3 Press Clips, 1989-1991


Box XI 16 Folder 4 Religion--Ukrainian Catholics, 1990


U.S.S.R.


Background


Box XI 16 Folder 5 U.S.S.R.: Background, 1983-1988


Box XI 16 Folder 6 U.S.S.R.: Background--Soviet Officials--Biographic Directory, 1989


Box XI 16 Folder 7 Censorship, 1983-1986


Box XI 16 Folder 8 Central Asia, 1990-1992


Box XI 16 Folder 9 Contacts, 1992-1995

[restricted until 2071]



Box XI 17 Folder 1 Demonstrations, 1992


Box XI 17 Folder 2 Economy, 1991-1992


Box XI 17 Folder 3 Elections (1989), 1989-1990


Box XI 17 Folder 4 Emigration Law, 1990


Box XI 17 Folder 5 Environment, 1989-1991


Box XI 17 Folder 6 Federalism,1990


Box XI 17 Folder 7 Freedom of Movement, 1989-1992


Germany


Box XI 17 Folder 8 Ethnic Germans, 1991-1992


Box XI 17 Folder 9 German Unification, 1992


Box XI 17 Folder 10 Gorbachev, Mikhail--Resignation, 1991


Box XI 17 Folder 11 Helsinki Groups, 1983-1991


Box XI 17 Folder 12 Human Rights, 1986-1991


Box XI 17 Folder 13 Khmara, Stepan, 1990-1991


Law


Box XI 17 Folder 14 Dictionary, 1969


Box XI 17 Folder 15 Draft Legislation, 1992


Media



Box XI 18 Folder 1 Journalists--Directory, 1993


Box XI 18 Folder 2 Reform, 1989-1992


Box XI 18 Folder 3 Military, 1988-1991


Box XI 18 Folder 4 Minority Groups, 1989-1996

[restricted until 2072]


Box XI 18 Folder 5 Mirzayanov, Vil, 1992-1994


Moscow--Government


Box XI 18 Folder 6 Correspondence, 1994

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 18 Folder 7 Laws and Decrees, 1992-1995


Box XI 18 Folder 8 Statistics, 1993-1994


Box XI 18 Folder 9 Moscow Memorial Group, 1990-1991


Moscow--Mission


Box XI 18 Folder 10 Notes, 1990

[restricted until 2066]


Box XI 18 Folder 11-12 Notebooks, 1994-1995, (2 Folders)

[restricted until 2071]



Box XI 19 Folder 1-2 Moscow--Report--Discrimination 1992-1994, 1995, 1992-1994, 1995, (2 Folders)


Policies


Box XI 19 Folder 3 Nationalities, 1990


Box XI 19 Folder 4 Nuclear Arms Control, 1991-1992


Box XI 19 Folder 5 Political Reform, 1990-1991


Box XI 19 Folder 6 Post-Coup Federation, 1991


Press Clips


Box XI 19 Folder 7 General, 1991-1993



Box XI 20 Folder 1 General, 1994, undated, 1994, undated

[restricted until 2070]


Box XI 20 Folder 2 General, 1995-1996


Box XI 20 Folder 3-4 Prisoners of Conscience (POCs), 1988-1992, (2 Folders)


Box XI 20 Folder 5 Prisons, 1989-1993


Pyschiatric Abuses


Box XI 20 Folder 6 General, 1989-1991



Box XI 21 Folder 1 General, 1992-1994


Box XI 21 Folder 2-3 St. Petersburg, 1992-1993, (2 Folders)


Box XI 21 Folder 4 Visa Denials, 1987-1991

[restricted until 2067]


Box XI 21 Folder 5 World Report, 1991-1992


Uzbekistan


Box XI 21 Folder 6 Post-Coup, 1991-1992


Box XI 21 Folder 7 Press Clips, 1989-1991