1967: Douglas Feinglass (true name Boris Tarasoff) wrote that "Consul Loginov is a rather recent arrival (two years in Mexico) and not very experienced in his job. However, he is learning the ropes quite rapidly and carries a lot of weight among the Embassy staff."
02/08/68: Dispatch from Chief, SB via Chief, WH to COS, Mexico City: Subject: REDTOP Valentin Sergeyevich Loginov (201-285412):
03/00/69: Request for Code Designation: "Name Assigned: AEDIEHARD. Branch: SR/X/WH. Case Officer: L. C. Mestres. Description of Project or Agent: Subject is a Soviet KGB officer in Mexico City." Handwritten note at bottom: "File: Loginov. 201-285412."
10/16/69: Cable from Director to Mexico City (Orig: Charles V. Belt, Unit: WH/1 3EO4): Slugline REDLEG AEDIEHARD AEKICK: "1. Subject of ref assigned 201-853538. Jimmy Sabori. 2. Ref B advised no record subject. Retraces under name variation in PRQ negative. Covert name checks with national agencies pending. 3. Station is requested to continue processing case under CSI-F-10-5, para 19. Primary emphasis should be on subject's relationship with AEDIEHARD (201-285412) who has been cultivating subject since February 69. Subject evidently attractive to AEKICK on basis wide range of contacts among prominent Mexicans. File: 201-853538: 201-285412."
11/05/69: Dispatch from Chief, SB via Chief, WH Division to COS, Mexico City: Subject: REDTOP/MHCRUSH/Assessment of AEDIEHARD: "1. The two Personality Assessment Questionnaires on AEDIEHARD which were transmitted as separate cover attachments to Reference A were unfortunately not received until 30 September, by which date we knew from a visa cable sent the State Department by the Embassy in Mexico City that AEDIEHARD was departing PCS one week thereafter, on 7 October. Reference B confirmed that departure. 2. Since but one week was available for the completion of the MHCRUSH assessment, and its transmittal to the Station, we decided not to go ahead with it. The PAQ's have been made a part of AEDIEHARD's file, and should he appear in the future outside the USSR, an assessment can be made at that time. Norma W. Letchworth." Originating Officer: D. Davis, SB/X/WH. Coordinating Officers: (Signature), CSB/X/WH. (Signature), SB/CI/O. Releasing Officer: (Signature), C/WH/1.
04/02/70: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, SB Division (Info: Chief, WH Division): Subject: REDTOP/Station Contacts with Soviet Officials in Mexico: Page 2: ..."The MHHARSH (USSR) representation in the Consular Corps Association had always been a strong one, and one of their people was normally an officer (formerly AEDIEHARD, more recently 201-305870)..."