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The Eastern Card Tsar of Sorianora

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Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Callista

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

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The Eastern Card Tsar of Sorianora is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Joseph Stalin II with an iron fist, and renowned for its disturbing lack of elderly people, parental licensing program, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 1.915 billion Soviets are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order, Administration, and Education are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Russia City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 84.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Soviet economy, worth 598 trillion Soviet Rubles 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Beef-Based Agriculture. 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 312,442 Soviet Rubles, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,256,657 per year while the poor average 51,987, a ratio of 24.2 to 1.

A National Academy regulates grammar and usage, imprisonment is the leading cause of disownment, dangerous criminals are often 'accidentally' sent on one-way trips to Maxtopia, and it is a common belief that a sport isn't sport if there are no decapitations. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sorianora's national animal is the Russian Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is State Secularism.

Sorianora is ranked 169,040th in the world and 47th in Callista for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring zero on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 143rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 460thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 498thLargest Agricultural Sector: 718thLargest Mining Sector: 837thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 904thMost Secular: 934thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,002ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,089thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,301stMost Avoided: 1,402ndMost Corrupt Governments: 1,457thMost Armed: 1,480thHighest Average Incomes: 1,854thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,154thTop
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Largest Black Market: 3,423rdLowest Crime Rates: 4,749thMost Conservative: 5,414thLargest Governments: 6,839thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6,863rdMost Subsidized Industry: 7,264thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,552ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,934thMost Efficient Economies: 8,956thMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,131stHealthiest Citizens: 9,504thLargest Insurance Industry: 10,535thLargest Information Technology Sector: 10,989thRudest Citizens: 11,007thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 12,695thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,386thSmartest Citizens: 16,434thMost Influential: 17,092ndMost Authoritarian: 17,824thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,916thMost Developed: 21,580th
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionTop
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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 3rd in the regionMost Conservative: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 5th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 5th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 5th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 5th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 10 » Archipelagica, GOD BLESS DEMOCRACY, Plus Nova Imperii, Nooooooooooooooo, Jose de san martins argentina, Socialist States of Ludistan, Socialist Gelderland, Royal Canadian Confederation, The Dream of Kirby, and Crystaline Utopia.