ARCHIVE SOURCES IN RESEARCH THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS OF UKRAINIAN SSR IN 1920th
Authors: DANYLENKO O.V.
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Main archive documents about international relations of Ukrainian SSR in 1920th
are analyzing in the article. Most part of these documents concentrating in two State archives
- CSAPO and CSAHI. International relations is complicated system of political, diplomatic,
economic, social, humanitarian, cultural, scientific, educational, sporting and other
connections between countries. It was proved in the article that Ukraine was active
participant of international relations for all 1920th. In 1918-1923yy international
connections of Soviet Ukraine was mainly concerned in it’s diplomatic institutions and
represented by officials. But even after creation Soviet Union in 1922 and closing Ukrainian
International Affairs Peoples Committee in 1923, Ukrainian SSR stayed as part of
international relations by direct contacts between people, by citizen’s unions, by trade
institutions, by books-exchange activity, by Red Cross organizations, by transport
communications, by communications, by technical cooperation, by cultural and sport
interaction or through diplomatic organizations of Soviet Union until the end of 1920th.
Personal connections between Ukrainian citizens and foreigners were important part of
interstate relations, as we can see from archive collections. There are enough personal
documents in archives, which belong to H.Rakovskyj, M.Skrypnyk, I.Kulyk, O.Polotskyj,
O.Aussem, V.Aussem, M.Levytskyj, O.Shumskyj, E.Kviring, J.Kotsyubynkyj, D.Manuilskyj,
V.Jakovlev, E.Terleckyj, S.Bron and other official persons of Ukrainian Soviet State. These
documents shows different levels and different directions of international relations of Soviet
Ukraine in 1920th.