Law of the Week: Putin introduces bill to make patriotism and war history compulsory in schools

Week-ending 22 May 2020

Putin Adds Patriotism, War History to School Curriculum

President Vladimir Putin submitted legislation Thursday adding patriotism and war history to Russia’s education law. Putin’s amendments seek to add “a sense of patriotism and citizenship, respect for the memory of the defenders of the Fatherland and the achievements of the Fatherland’s heroes” to the law’s current definition of upbringing. 

Source: The Moscow Times, 22 May 2020

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