Aquarium [Viktor Suvorov, D. Floyd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Viktor Suvorov takes us inside the Aquarium, Moscow headquarters of the GRU, the super-secret Russian military intelligence organization and rival of the KGB. Aquarium is a book, Based on a True Story, by Viktor Suvorov, the pen name of Vladimir Rezun, a former GRU officer, who defected to the West in
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Suvorov survived; his friend failed to make the requisite report, and was condemned.
See 1 question about Aquarium…. Inside Soviet Military Intelligence Hardcover. See all 9 reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? If you are intrigued by the mystery that is so prevalent in the aquarikm world around Russian spies, you will enjoy this book.
Aquarium: The Career and Defection of a Soviet Military Spy by Viktor Suvorov
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In Aquarium he describes how one becomes a Soviet vitkor intelligence officer GRU and how one escapes alive- a real spy story. Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, and their lackeys, all were traitors to the impossible ideal of absolute power. From today the KGB has no right to put auarium to you To chyba najlepsza rekomendacja. Former Soviet-Union army officer fled in to England. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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It was a group which devoured its own. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The agent was being tested.
Views Read Edit View history. Trustworthy book which reveals some general practices from Russian diplomats and secret services. No trivia or quizzes yet.
It is here that agents are brought to be trained, disciplined, and when necessary, broken. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
It is not that I want to add another mistral to the spirit of the cold war. Suvorov defected to the British in Austria, where he was nominally on the Embassy staff. As he made the drop, it dawned on Suvorov that this was as much a test for him as it was for his friend. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
This is not a light read, as it starts with delightful descriptions of what happens to ‘traitors’ – and never lets up. Aquarium was first published in Britain, then published in America under the title Inside the Aquarium: The acquisition and exercise of power were the factors that motivated him, by his own testimony.
How did he actually make his decision to defect? From there he transfers to Spetsnaz and, from there, into the GRU proper.
One of my favorite moments was Suvorov realizing aquarkum revolution is always served by criminals and incompetents, who’s treason is revealed the moment they’re dead. Retrieved from ” https: Suvorov admits that some details of his career have been altered; for example, he portrays himself as being posted to Austria when, in fact, he was in Switzerland.
Inside the Aquarium: The Making of a Top Soviet Spy
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 vimtor an exhibition of Chinese goldfish.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Sep 04, Victoria rated it it was amazing. Shevchenko was rather more realistically warned by his CIA contact that if he did defect he would miss most of his privileges. May 04, Anna rated viktof it was amazing.