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The Empire of Russian Oil

“Finally”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Rare
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Empire of Russian Oil is a gargantuan, orderly nation, renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, state-planned economy, and keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, cynical, humorless, devout population of 24.034 billion Russian Oilians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Defense, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 2.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Russian Oilian economy, worth a remarkable 7,760 trillion Roubles a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, quite specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Furniture Restoration. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 322,901 Roubles, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Wigged-out hunters report playing croquet with the Queen of Hearts, Leader's Dreadnought-class tankbuster limousine is said to have more ammunition than the entire Brancalandian Army, Russian Oil has been recently classified as an international menace after 'liberating' several nearby territories, and access to the woods is only granted to those who bring a small shrubbery. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Russian Oil's national animal is the Bear, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Russian Oil is ranked 277,944th in the world and 12,169th in the South Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring -20.08 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 84thMost Patriotic: 138thHealthiest Citizens: 265thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 315thMost Developed: 392ndLongest Average Lifespans: 431stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 483rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 606thLargest Information Technology Sector: 608thMost Armed: 653rdLargest Publishing Industry: 697thHighest Economic Output: 1,114thSmartest Citizens: 1,155thMost Stationary: 1,222ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,318thMost Devout: 1,504thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,665thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,758thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,832ndHighest Average Incomes: 1,879thLargest Black Market: 1,901stHighest Poor Incomes: 2,229thTop
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Highest Food Quality: 3,565thLowest Crime Rates: 3,701stLargest Mining Sector: 5,304thMost Efficient Economies: 5,351stMost Cultured: 5,651stLargest Populations: 6,148thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,147thMost Inclusive: 7,593rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,620thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12,196thMost Influential: 12,720thTop
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Largest Governments: 16,280thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,968thMost Authoritarian: 21,263rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23,746th
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Patriotic: 6th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 14th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 17th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 17th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 19th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 19th in the regionMost Developed: 19th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 26th in the regionMost Stationary: 28th in the regionMost Armed: 28th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 29th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 30th in the regionMost Devout: 32nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 41st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 41st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 41st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 49th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 51st in the regionLargest Populations: 52nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 57th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 69th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 98th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 107th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 111th in the regionTop
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Most Cultured: 169th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 173rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 187th in the regionMost Inclusive: 262nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 392nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 423rd in the regionLargest Governments: 452nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 476th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 515th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 725th in the regionMost Influential: 818th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,109th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 1,119th in the region

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