Increasingly Cool Russian President Suggests Warcraft Ripoff To Teach Russian History

First Russian President Dimitri Medvedev joined Twitter. Next he visited Twitter and Apple HQs. Now he's suggesting that someone make a World of Warcraft knock-off to teach about his country's history.

I'm starting to like this guy.

"I've checked what's our youth are playing with, and most games are pseudo-historical and fantasy-based," The Moscow Times reports that Medvedev told a gathering of his culture and science councils at a joint session Friday.

"Take 'World of Warcraft.' … It's not all about destruction. It has a subtext about developing human civilization," Medvedev said. "We could try to make something similar if it's so popular - not globally, perhaps, but at the domestic level."

Next year is the 1,150th anniversary of Russia's statehood.

Medvedev Seeks 'Warcraft' Ripoff on Russian History [The Moscow Times]