President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will start a working visit toRussia today by invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin. The maintopic of their negotiations will be integration between the two countries.They will also analyze the process of preparing a Union Constitution andimproving the union's legislation, which is required, in particular, forholding elections to the Union parliament.Additionally, Putin and Lukashenko will discuss collaboration in foreignpolitics, for instance, regarding regional security and the establishmentof "large Europe without borderlines". Earlier, this visit of theBelarusian leader was scheduled for August 13 but it was postponed untilAugust 14 after working schedules of the two presidents had beencoordinated..
Putin made his first public comment on the subject of the recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
Vladimir Putin's aircraft landed on Hmeymim airbase of the Russian Air Force in Syria in the morning of December 11