World »  Topic »  Russia's Putin pushes for 'war history,' 'patriotism' courses in schools

Russia's Putin pushes for 'war history,' 'patriotism' courses in schools


Video

Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted legislation that would add “patriotism” and “war history” to Russia’s required education.

The proposal was submitted Thursday but requires approval in both houses of Russia’s parliament before becoming law. The amendments would 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 current education requirements, as translated by The Moscow Times.


Read the full text foxnews