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Cryptonym: LICANNY-1

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Definition:
The manager of a Mexican travel agency, one of the five representatives of Intourist in Mexico City.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
His biographical number is 201-357138.
Sources:

104-10097-10250: CABLE: ACCORDING EXCELSIOR GEORGIY

11/16/63 cable MEXI-6917 from Mexico City to Director: Zubkov and Babkin arrived Nov. 10..."attempting get reporting from LICANNY-1 on subjects' activities here. Unfortunately, LINILE-1 out of town."

104-10097-10295: CABLE: FOL INFO RE SUBJS REF FROM

11/18/63 MEXI-6941 cable, slugline REDWOOD LCIMPROVE, ref MEXI-6917; LICANNY-1's report re various Soviets in Mexico and their activities.

104-10015-10173: CABLE CONCERNING LACK OF MEETINGS WITH SOVIETS SINCE ASSASSINATION

11/29/63 MEXI-7160 cable from G.F. Gestetner/Herb Manell to CIA HQ, slugline RYBAT GPFLOOR LCIMPROVE: "As HQs aware, station's double agents have not had meetings with Sovs since the assassination. This principally due fact since 22 Nov the Sovs scheduled future sessions for period beginning circa 1 Dec; also due factor one agent (LIJENNET-1) out of touch with Soviet (case officer) and that another agent (LINILE-1) out of country. LIJENNET-1 will have meeting Sov on eve 29 Nov. LITEASE-1 has meet 4 Dec, LISTEED-2 about 2 Dec. Will have LINILE-1 meet Sov early next week. Have separately advised HQs re station's proposal re LINEB-1 meeting with Sov. Request instructions on what tactic or elicitation effort if any that doubles should make. Also request similar instructions re station's Sov access agents LICRAVE-1 and LICUFF-1. LICANNY-1 may also have opportunity meet Sovs if station wants."

104-10015-10251: CABLE - AGENTS OBVIOUSLY CANNOT DIRECT POINTED QUESTION BUT SHOULD BE ALERT TO AND REPORT ANY COMMENTS ON ASSASSINATION.

11/30/63 DIR-86012 cable from WH/3/Mexi Bernard Reichhardt to Mexico City Station, slugline GPFLOOR, ref MEXI-7160: "Station's double agents obviously cannot direct pointed question to (case officers) but should be alert to and report any comments on assassination. Perhaps can provoke discussion by innocuous questions as to general effect events expected to have on international relations. In instructing agents station should not of course make any reference to Oswald/Duran/Alvarado et al. or to investigative measures being taken."

104-10173-10104: CIA FILE ON LOGUINOV, VALENTIN SERGEYEVICH.

1/6/66 Memorandum for the Record: An official of a tour group which is a representative for Intourist in Mexico City.

104-10173-10135: LOGANOV, VALENTIN SERGEYEVICH.

3/15/67 dispatch from Mexico City station to Chief, WH Division, slugline REDCOAT/LCIMPROVE/LICANNY-1 - Status Report on LICANNY-1: "Subject was recruited in May 1963 to accept Soviet recruitment if approached during a visit to the USSR in May-June 1963...The station maintained sporadic contact with Subject between June 1963 to August 1964, during which time he furnished limited information on Soviet travelers to and from Mexico and on Soviet interest in increasing tourist traffic between Mexico and the USSR...during the latter part of 1965, Subject on his own initiative gave the LNPURE/US Embassy officer with whom he regularly dealt on visa matters information on Soviet visitors to Mexico, as well as on the visit of the Moscow Symphony to Mexico...on 20 September (1966), the Station learned from LICOZY-5 that Subject had been invited along with several other Mexican travel agents to attend an Intourist conference in Moscow from 24-29 October...the only Soviet subject has recently been in contact with is (Valentin Loginov), whom he occasionally sees on visa matters...their relationship during the past year has been strictly of a business nature...as the manager of one of five Mexican travel agencies representing Intourist and because of his apparently excellent contacts with key personnel of the other four travel agencies, he promises to be a useful referent on persons who book travel in Mexico to the Soviet Union and other Communist countries."

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