Telephone conversation with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko 2022-04-01 14:15:00 Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko had a telephone conversation ahead of the Day of Unity between the Peoples of Russia and Belarus, marked on April 2. The two leaders exchanged their best wishes on this occasion and discussed a number of current matters on the bilateral agenda and promoting integration within the Union State. Vladimir Putin also updated his counterpart on the special military operation to protect Donbass and assessed the continuing talks between the Russian and Ukrainian representatives. Alexander Lukashenko expressed his support for the actions of the Russian Federation. The two leaders agreed on further contacts.