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Inside Europe: Latvia to publish files of KGB informers

Gederts Gelzis
November 30, 2018

27 years after regaining independence, Latvia is to start publishing online, files of former agents who worked for the KGB, the Soviet secret police. The agents were informants, mostly ordinary people, who secretly snooped on their fellow countrymen and women. But some fear that publishing the previously confidential KGB files will cause a rift between Latvians. From Riga, Ģederts Ģelzis reports.