File Title War: Soviet Union; Account of Stalin/Churchill Meeting in Moscow
Reference FO 1093/247
Date 29 August 1942 - 27 October 1942
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence and memoranda concerning Anglo-Soviet relations and diplomacy during the Second World War. Documents in this file include a detailed eyewitness account of Churchill's trip to Moscow in 1942, including his meetings with Stalin, covering their talks about the second front and opinions of each other; correspondence discussing Russian pressure for Britain to declare war on Finland, Hungary, and Romania; an investigation into intelligence leaks to journalists about Operation Torch, suspected to come from Russian sources to encourage the opening of a second front; letters discussing the post-war territorial demands of the U.S.S.R.; a memorandum noting Soviet reluctance to share intelligence with the Western allies; and a report on the economic situation in the U.S.S.R. compiled from telephone intercepts.

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