Since 1931 Vladimir studied at Belarusian Agricultural Academy.
In 1956 he studied at The Higher Party School attached to the Central Committee, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
In 1931 Vladimir worked as an agronomist, then – as the Assistant to the People's Commissar of Agriculture, Belarus. In 1933 he became agronomist-economist of the authorized People's Commissariat of the USSR state farms in the BSSR.
In 1934, he became the director of Belitsky, and in 1939 – Smolensky agricultural College.
In 1941, he became the First Secretary of Lepelsky regional committee.
With the beginning of the war, he was sent to the enemy rear to organize the guerrilla movement on the occupied territories. In 1941-1944 he was the First Secretary of Lepel's regional committee and simultaneously became the commander of 68th guerilla detachment (1942) and the commissioner Chashinsky guerilla brigade named “Dubrova”.
Since 1943, he became the Head of the operational group, the Belarusian headquarters of the guerrilla movement in the Polotsk-Lepel Partisan Zone.
By the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR’s Decree, September 16, 1943, he was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union title for the capable leadership of the guerilla brigade in the rear of the German fascist troops and courage and heroism shown in this time.
On April 1944, Lobanok led the biggest hostilities to fight off the largest punitive expedition of the German fascist troops (18 thousands of guerillas against 60-thousand-army of Nazi).
After the liberation of Belarus, Lobanok took up a position in managerial work: in 1944, he became the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Polotsk Regional Council of Working People's Deputies, and in 1946-1948 – the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Gomel Regional Council of Working People's Deputies.
In 1948-1953, he was the First Secretary of the Polesye Regional Committee, the Communist Party of Belarus.
Then, he took the positions of the First Secretary of the Vitebsk Regional Committee (1956) and the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, BSSR (1962).
Since 1974, he worked as the Deputy Chairman of the Presidium, the Supreme Council of BSSR.
He was elected the member of the Central Auditing Commission several times, at the congresses of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (XXII in 1961, XXIII in 1966, XXIV in 1971).
Also, he was the Member of the Supreme Council of the BSSR (1951-1955, 1963-1984).
He lived in Minsk, where died on November 4, 1984. Lobanok was buried in East cemetery.
The plaque is set on his house in Minsk.
College in Mar’ina Gorka, the comprehensive school in Lepel’, streets in Minsk and Lepel’ named after him.
Member, Communist Party, since 1930.
Vladimir was very kind and attentive to other people, never allowed himself to raise his voice to a subordinate. He took responsibility not only for partisans but also for the civilians.
Soldiers of Vladimir Lobank recalled that he was directly involved in all combat operations conducted by forestry soldiers of his detachment, and was always distinguished by exceptional bravery and courage.
Its role in the development of territorial public administration in Belarus is great. Only in 1977, there were 70 thousand gatherings and meetings in the Republic, attended by 5.5 million people. Vladimir Eliseevich was keenly interested in the ideas expressed, used them in his work. In all matters, he put the interests of the people, his welfare.
Quotes from others about the person
““He remained the person with a quiet voice and a shy smile”.”