National Security Archive (George Washington University)
Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.
The DOCUMENTS tab (Europe) leads to archival documents such as:
-Soviet Dissidents and Jimmy Carter
-The Alexeyeva File
-Anatoly S. Chernyaev Diary, 1972
-August 1991 coup in Moscow, 20 Years Later
-Berlin Wall, 50 Years Ago
-Breaking Down Soviet Military Secrecy
-Bush and Gorbachev at malta
-Through Prague to Freedom
-Charter 77 After 30 Years
-Solidarity and Martial Law in Poland: 25 Years Later
-1956 Hungarian Revolution
-Solidarity's Coming Victory: Big or Too Big?