At the same time, England was concerned about the defeat of the Red Army in the summer of 1942, that groziloAnglii in the near future a very negative consequences. This concern has led to Churchill's visit to Moscow, 12-16 August 1942. There Churchill held talks with Stalin. It was the first meeting of the leaders of the two great powers. Negotiations have not removed Stalin's principal requirements for opening a second front in Europe. Churchill promised to open a second front in 1943. In fact, this meeting only strengthened Stalin thought that the Allies are waiting for the mutual exhaustion of Germany and the Soviet Union, and then to enter the war on the European continent at the last stage.