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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Do you know what does it stand for “G. You can make more progress at the local library than prowling aquariuum well secured buildings after dark. I liked this book though it is an odd duck. That part is quite good of course if author does not divagate about birds or other nonsense and is probably the only reason I gave the second star to the review. A thoroughly haunting and vivid collection of insights into the GRU.

Aquarium: The Career and Defection of a Soviet Military Spy

This is a fine read, and a timely one given the apparent resurgence of the Russian Bear. This article about a biographical or autobiographical book is a stub.

Women want to be with him, men want to be like him. It was a valuable exercise, and I gained much useful information.

The brutality of the Soviet system, combined with an official atheism able to offer no moral constraints, no meaning, and no hopes beyond the personal acquisition of power and privilege, nearly ruined a beautiful country and a vibrant people.

Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. Alternate Versions Both a television mini-series and a theatrical feature film were shot during principal photography. Are they with Suvorov in Switzerland? Audible Download Audio Books.


It was a group which devoured its own. Franz Maurer, a compromised cop, former officer of the criminal department of the Warsaw’s police, is released from prison ssuvorov he was doing time for his brutality and murders.

The Aquaman star picks which of his fellow DC Universe villains would win in a battle. However, reading his Wikipedia page, it states that he was married with kids at the time of his defection, and his whole family was successfully smuggled to Britain. I read the book as part of my research for my novel, Falcon Downin which the GRU plays a significant part.

Is “Inside the Aquarium” essentially the same as “Aquarium”, both by V.

The agent was being tested. Edit Cast Credited cast: I expected insight into Soviet Military Intelligence GRUbut half of the book is about author’s military career before GRU and quarter is full of nonsense stories which do not add any value. Even the reasons for author’s defection to the west are suvodov, which adds up to general absurdity of this story.

Aquarium: The Career and Defection of a Soviet Military Spy by Viktor Suvorov

GRU agents, even if there are the elite of the elite, are divided into Vikings who run suvorkv agents, gathering intelligence and the accolades, and Borzois, who do the necessary leg work of arrange cars, dead drops, and smuggling across borders.

How did he get his family out if things actually went down the way he writes? It suvprov a memoir of a Russian spy who takes us down his aquariim lane and shares sucorov mystery behind the GRU curtain and the price he paid for being a spy. Former Soviet-Union army officer fled in to England. It is particularly forceful in its depiction of Russian military intelligence formerly the GRUwhich often held the stick over the KGB. Agents of the GRU are said to have attended every exhibition on the planet in the last fifty years — from exhibits of military electronics and tanks to cats and flowers, with one of their most successful missions carried out at an exhibition of Chinese goldfish.

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Paperbackpages. One of my favorite moments was Suvorov realizing the revolution is always served by criminals and incompetents, who’s treason is revealed the moment they’re dead.

It is the agent’s job — once he is in the field — to gather information in any way he can.

Other GRU methods are as physically torturous as the viewing of that film is terrifying: Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, and their lackeys, all were traitors to the impossible ideal of absolute power. Top Polish Movies Views Read Edit View history.

Open Preview See a Problem? It creates quite gruesome picture of Soviet Intelligence, which makes you wonder how such organization could achieve any successes in such hostile and paranoid environment. Goofs The spy teacher says that aphorism “If you want to be happy, be him” belongs to Mayakovskiy. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.