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"They [students] are also entering the classroom while constantly bombarded by sharply worded op-eds condemning Russia, accompanied by deeply disturbing images and stories about a bloody and devastating war. In such an environment, any effort to articulate a nuanced view about Russian politics or society—even if it is about an earlier period of its history—can quickly become very loaded. So, to borrow the title of one of Lenin’s pamphlets, what is to be done?"

Rudra Sil, Controversial Topics in the Classroom: Insights from Teaching Russian Politics, University of Pennsylvania Almanac, October 31, 2023

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