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Russia Sponsors Pro-Russia Games

Yes, it's  Bicycle.

Lack26 spotted this in the Telegraph, and it’s interesting. Basically, the Russian Ministry of Communication has requested 500 million roubles (or 10.8 million quid) to develop six patriotic games, mainly about the patriotic war, because they think the games industry is overwhelmingly slanted towards presenting Russians as dodgy. As Youth Policy Committee member Pavel Zyryanov puts it to the Telegraph…

What we need is more programmers who have a patriotic education, who are on the right ideological level… Computer games today are part of a vital ideological platform that effects the consciousness of our young people. They learn history, they adopt values, and it’s important that this process is given a pro-Russian background.

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