Inside the Aquarium: The Making of a Top Soviet Spy. Viktor Suvorov, Author MacMillan Publishing Company $ (p) ISBN Aquarium See more» The full alternative English language titles of the film’s source book “Aquarium” by Viktor Suvorov is “Inside the Aquarium: The. THE AQUARIUM is the headquarters of the GRU – Soviet Military Intelligence. There is only one way in, via special selection – and only one exit: through the.

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It was a soulless system, officially and aggressively atheistic, with no moral good other suovrov the good of the State itself, as defined by the corrupt individuals who had happened to claw their way to the top of the mountain of bodies at the moment. Yes No Report this.

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Was this review helpful to you? Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now aquarim Prime Video. Preview — Aquarium by Viktor Suvorov. A memoir of life at the highest level of Soviet intelligence gathering which, though ultimately unknowable, has the real ring of truth. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I love this book: Franz Maurer, a compromised cop, former officer of the criminal department of the Warsaw’s police, is released from prison where he was doing time for his brutality and murders.

It was a valuable exercise, and I gained much useful information. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? Sep 15, Dariusz Nawojczyk rated it liked it.

In fact it belongs to Kozma Prutkov. The account starts inwhen Suvorov, as an ordinary tank company commander, is recruited into intelligence analysis by an up-and-coming Lieutenant Colonel. That part is quite good of course if author does not suvoeov about birds or other nonsense and is probably the only reason I gave the second star to the review. Would he be loyal to the GRU, even though he would be condemning his friend to death, or would his friendship win out?

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A combination aquqrium circumstances lead to his eventual defection to the British. Top Polish Movies Induction into the GRU, the elite Soviet military-intelligence agency, begins with a film strip of a traitorous agent being burned alive.


It was a military intelligence organization that demande This was a profoundly disturbing book. Audible Download Audio Books.

Aquarium: The Career and Defection of a Soviet Military Spy

Do you know what does it stand for “G. The author now lives in exile in the UK. Definitely goes to my “must read” shelf. A cinema film and a 4-part TV series on this book were made by a Polish-Ukrainian-German team in May 04, Anna rated it it was amazing.

Above all else, loyalty to the GRU is stressed. The guy was never even a true believer, he claims, but merely trying to survive, get I liked this book though it is an odd duck. Suvorov openly admits that he loved the power and privilege he had as a member suvoov the Nomenklatura, of which he was a part by virtue of his association with the GRU. Dec suuvorov, Michael Burnam-Fink rated it really liked it Shelves: The second one focuses on some psychological aspects suvrov being a spy and definitely does not bring so much interesting details.

The guy was never even a true believer, he claims, but merely trying to survive, get by, or do well with the options given and the knowledge that you either maintain and move forward aqkarium wind up being put into a prison camp or outright murdered within the Soviet system once you are tied into intelligence and systems of power.

Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Other GRU methods are svuorov physically torturous as the viewing of that film is terrifying: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To chyba najlepsza rekomendacja. GRU agents, even if there are the elite of the elite, are divided into Vikings who run foreign agents, gathering intelligence and the accolades, and Borzois, who do the necessary leg work of arrange cars, dead drops, and smuggling across borders.

View all 4 comments. Suvorov chose one person, a commander of tank company, and showed the training in elite units of Specnaz and ending on getting a post of operational agent at foreign place. True friendship was impossible; it could get you killed. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.


Obviously, there is undoubtedly a lot of spin but, aquariu a child of that era, I thought it was pretty interesting in giving the Soviet era mindset. While Suvorov was delivering the package he was tempted to warn his friend to make the report. Dec 07, Frank Inserra rated it it was amazing. A first time when I was at high school and I loved it!

Towards the end of the book, when Suvorov writes that he is being followed, then hunted, by the GRU, and decides to defect, I thought he was a bachelor. If NO – look this movie.

Suvorov traces his career from his assignment as a lieutenant commanding a company of tanks in the Soviet 13th Army, through being promoted into military intelligence, then being picked for the Spetsnaz, and finally winding up as a GRU spy in the Soviet embassy in Vienna.

Inside the Aquarium: The Making of a Top Soviet Spy

In the GRU, every one was being watched and everyone was watching someone else. They aqquarium how to hook someone’s attention, and so does Suvorov, as he describes his journey from armor officer, to Spetsnaz operative, to GRU agent. The book was initially released on June 1, by Hamish Hamilton. The Aquaman star picks which of his fellow DC Universe villains would win in a battle.

Incredible methods and resources used by communists to gather information will really surprize anyone. Adam unexpectedly visits his family house at Christmas after a few years of working abroad. Agents are to trust no one and to be prepared to take even the life of a best friend for an act against the GRU. How did he actually make his decision to defect?

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