Russian Federation approves state program on patriotic education
Russia has adopted the state program 'Patriotic education of citizens of the Russian Federation in 2016-2020'. The corresponding decree was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
"The state program is aimed at creating conditions to increase the level of consolidation of society in addressing the challenges of sustainable development of Russia and maintenance of national safety. The state program is aimed at all social levels and age groups of Russian citizens, while maintaining the priority of patriotic education of children and young people," gazeta.ru cites the text of the explanatory note to the document.