The Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Sysoev (LDPR) proposed to include in the curriculum lessons of political information explaining the key events in Russia and abroad. The statement he sent to the Minister of education and science of Russia Olga Vasilyeva, reported by RT on Tuesday, June 27.
“Young people actively interested in politics and trying to participate in the political life of the country. I believe that youth need to be addressed, and a basic knowledge about the political situation they have to get to school,” said Sysoyev. He stressed that now teenagers can get the information they need only “provocative sources on the Internet.”
On the idea of the parliamentarian, students may be taught the basics of political realities in the framework of the course “social Studies.” The estimates for this discipline to put it should not.
On may 31 the speaker of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Vyacheslav Makarov suggested that Teens participate in protests due to the fact that the country lost the Soviet experience of work with young people. He complained that Russia is no longer popular Komsomol organization.
In 2014, to bring the lessons of political information that were in the mandatory program of the Soviet schools, proposed by the Deputy of the state Duma of the sixth convocation from the Communist party Vadim Soloviev. Vice-speaker of the state Duma, Secretary of General Council of “United Russia” Sergey Neverov has criticized the initiative, emphasizing that political information was a “waste of time”.