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The Highest Economic Output in The Hole To Hide In
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As a region, The Hole To Hide In is ranked 8,058th in the world for Highest Economic Output.
|1.||The Mechanized Dominion of Candain||Capitalist Paradise||“Scientific perfection”|
|2.||The Totalist State of Basaran||Capitalist Paradise||“Unity At Last”|
|3.||The Conciliatory Federation of Amblibahdesh||Psychotic Dictatorship||“Eviscero et Laceret”|
|4.||The Holy Kingdom of Athejia||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“As is the will of God”|
|5.||The Xin-Fael Federation of Fiercewood||New York Times Democracy||“Many petals must come together to form a lotus.”|
|6.||The Federal Republic of Fortytwodinia||Capitalist Paradise||“Wherever you go, there you are.”|
|7.||The Democratic Republic of Exbrenia||Psychotic Dictatorship||“An era of Peace and Prosperity”|
|8.||The Second Wolfinite Republic of Werewolf Islands||Left-Leaning College State||“We must be stronger united”|
|9.||The Democratic Republic of Evve Terre||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Fluctuat Nec Mergitur”|
|10.||The Empire of Lenlyvit||Democratic Socialists||“By Sword and Shield”|
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|The Republic of Tereshkova|
RP: The Thunder of Guns
Within the Capitol at Khovostov, there was yet another debate: this time on the military. It was always brought up at some point or another, but the fact was thus: the Tereshkovan military was no world presence. With several hundred men and outdated equipment, the most they could threaten were the sea lions that frequented their coastline. President Śvitsolja saw fit to hold legislation on the topic, but naught but banter ensued...
"Why bother increasing funds to the military? It's not as if we're under threat. No one has batted an eye over Tereshkova's existence for over 50 years, so why worry now?"
"No, no, no, that isn't going far enough! We should abolish the military entirely!"
"Are you mad? A country with no military is as good as an excavator with no drill. While we're at it, let's just put up a sign on our border that says 'please invade me' why don't we?"
"You loose cannons are all too trigger happy to realize the benefit here! A nation with no military is no threat, which means no incentive for other nations to attack us. With no military, we also ensure that it can't be turned on our civilian populace! Once we remove the armed forces, nations will flock to us for economic deals free of threat!"
"I'll have whatever he's on."
"If you don't provoke the wasp, it won't sting you."
"Tell that to my thumb."
President Śvitsolja buried her head in her hands. Every time a meeting like this was held, the same thing happened. Endless ranting and arguments with no real ground gained one way or another. "These people would argue over doughnuts if given the chance," she thought to herself. At last, without opening her eyes, she raised her hand for silence. Though it took a moment, the room quieted down to let her speak, for she had been silent the entire meeting.
"Ladies, gentlemen, ministers, secretaries... peace. We can bicker like schoolchildren for the rest of the livelong day, or we can lower our ire and put our heads together. Each and everyone of you is entitled to your opinion, and is free to share it. However, please, please be civil about it... for a democracy to work, we must cooperate. I'm not saying you have to agree with everything someone you're arguing against is saying, but please do not let it escalate to the point where you are arguing for the sake of arguing."
The room was silent for a moment, before one person spoke: "Sorry, madame President."
"Thank you. Now that we have sorted that out, I believe it is time to adress the task at hand, yes?" The room nodded. "Very good. I shall share my opinion, and we can decide as a group how best to handle the matter. Is everyone in agreement?" Another nod. Splendid. It is my belief that we should increase funding for the military, at least in part. Tereshkova has not been involved in an international conflict in 50 years, and if you recall your history classes, we only emerged victorious because we were on the winning side. Our military is outdated and underfunded. We rely on 700 men and women to defend our borders, with a few dozen old tanks and aircraft. Our navy is the best funded portion of our military, and even in this aspect we only possess four battleships. The world around us is wrapped in a state of chaos and confusion. Our neutral foreign affairs policy will only do us so much good if a nation decides we are their enemy. I advise we overhaul the armed forces. Modern equipment, more advertising for recruitment, and more frequent training operations. In this aspect we can turn to other nations for aid, though we will be partnered only in transaction. Nothing more, nothing less."
The group discussed and debated the idea, and agreed upon the course of action the President supplied, with some modifications. The meeting adjourned, and everyone returned to their duties.
OOC: So, tl;dr is that Tereshkova is seeking to buff its military due to the rather violent state of the world, and needs supplies. Tanks, weapons, equipment, aircraft, boats, military advisors... things of that ilk. Note that Tereshkova, in keeping with its foreign affairs policy, is not looking for an alliance or trade, just transaction.
|The Steel Legion of Archron Empire|
RP: Cutting ties with Kiamai
With the Artaecusians sending gifts and weighing the options on both sides, Archron cannot lose a great ally such as Artaecus. Archron would deliver a message of Separation to Kiamai. Archron has taken to Artaecusian happy meals and have given them to select Archian garrisons, which has only grown the Archian people to the Artaecusian partnership. The partnership has turned into a friendship, at this point
RP: Beginning the Production of M8s
Kaiser Roma has quickly agreed to the Artaecusian proposal. Archron has begun making use of the un populated land in the north east. Mostly for the coast to ship the M8s and to produce them further inland. Archron has also informed the Artaecusians that they will be adding special "Features" for the Artaecusians and will also be using Archian grade parts. Still coming in line with the Artaecusian designs, but making them "proudly made" by Archian engineering.
RP: Fixing the Kowenian Education
To help aid the Kowenian education system, Archron has agreed to a free college system. Archron has begun building more schools throughout the Kowenian land as well as Building more domestic industry. Such as Archinite plants, clothing factories, and other processing plants. Archron has also begun to emplace security on the Kowenian Archinite plants. Archron has also begun to think and plan for a better Kowenian education plan.
|The Republic of Windardia|
RP: Second Day of Election Week
Around 4 million votes casted in today have been counted, making the election polls look like this:
Available Seats: 53 seats
A debate for the party leaders is scheduled for the day after tomorrow. Since it's still early in the race, it's hard to tell who'll have a "majority" in the Parliament. However, after the debate is over and post-debate votes are counted, we will have a clearer idea of what the results may be. Of course, more data will be released tomorrow when more votes are tallied.
|The Totalist State of Basaran|
RP: The Skies above
RP: The Road to York
15 Scorpion tanks, the Totalist's agility tank, swung around the outside using their speed to rush past infantry to being hit and run strikes against Blayredeshia tanks that were present on the front.
RP: Pushing North
RP: Battle of the Bay
|The Theocratic Monarchy of The Byzantine City-State|
RP: Autonomy doesn't mean Independance
Hemlock's presence has been indisputable. Good intentions plagued with backfire after backfire. However noble Hemlock's intentions were at trying to whittle down at the Syndicalist's and Totalist stranglehold on the nation, it's caused prolonged grief and much suspicion from the Public. This marriage may become a cornerstone of instability, especially if it involves the promise of a foreign religion or subjugation to a foreign throne.
RP: Ulysses appoints the first Byzantine Pope in 30 years
RP: Bringing the Fight
The initial roar of artillery drowned the defensive positions held by the King's men. Condensed around the main road, the army of fifty thousand found themselves being chased out by a blitz of tanks and destruction that rained down from the heavens. They returned fire with MGs and artillery of their own but had to fall back with the Icewindians when the King Ravens made the trenches unbearable. They retreated a mile back, keeping constant fire on the approaching Totalist forces, making sure every inch was paid for in blood. When the AT support kicked in and blew up several Empire tanks, the rush slowed down, giving them time to find better cover. The initial onslaught crippled the defenses, taking out four thousand men in the first hour of conflict.
|The Imperial Republic of Icewindia|
RP: The Skies Above Indeed!
After moving to Blayredeshian Air Bases 450 Jet Fighters with some Reseves next to Runway begin to Fly over and while response time takes while to fly from North-Western Blayredeshia the effects are immediate as Jet Fighters begin an massive Air Campaign to support Both Icewindians and Blayredeshians with minor interception missions against Enemy Helicopters/Gunships.
While 2,000 Propeller Bomber planes were brought over. They can be of use as Icewindians are building Dirt Runways next to Blayredeshian Runways preparing for Longterm Bombardment of Totalists once they got Air Supremacy this will take a few months.
However as for Island Monarchists Own an Runway is finished even upgraded given extra months to accommodate 200 CAS (Close air Support) Which begins to fly south at faster response time to engage enemy Tanks though focus on Road to York to alleviate strain of Defense hoping to Turn Road into an Death Road.
RP: The Road to York - Death Road.
120,000 had taken several hundred Casualties but were forcing Wounded any Non-essential Personnel to take arms to fill up losses They could not afford line to break many reinforcing farther back Trenches and Defensive postions. Units began to fire Shoulder Mountain STRINGER missile systems towards Gunships however roaring of CAS flying overhead attacking Enemy Tanks combined with RPG's and Anti-Tank Guns raised Moral among troops significantly to see Jets and Aeroplanes with Icewindian Shinist Pentagon on Tail of Planes.
Icewindian Garrison in York Itself left City to try to Organize Monarchist Soldiers to rally them to York encase Line Broke.
RP: Pushing North
While Air Forces are focused in there sectors they attempt to help where they can. ((OOC: See Skies above RP for details))
RP: Battle of the Bay
Four Submarines aiding nearby in Icewindian Submarine Blockade sends message to Blayredeshian side and heads south to join in on Blayredeshian Side sneaking forward trying to get hits off enemy's distracted Navy hoping to score a few kills before pulling out.
Emperor Hemlock has made it clear that King's Daughter if he marries him will end Dynasty and that will mean Icewindian Empire would of expanded to West guaranteeing constant Support. However Hemlock has spoken to king and ensured no Forced Conversion would come with Temples. Furthermore his Daughter can run Nation as Autonomously as Dharkolfia is run by Catherine. Independent in all but name though Future Rulers could change that something that wont happen anytime soon given Hemlock's Power is most powerful abroad due to Republican Shenanigans at home. Plus the ability to Inherit the Icewindian Throne should Daughter bear children.
RP: The Pope....
Emperor Hemlock Legalizes Basaran Christianity in Icewindia as a gesture of good will.
RP: Bringing the Fight
Garrison at York while busy trying to organize Monarchist Forces.
Emperor Hemlock seeing an opening begins to flood 50,000 Renault FT-17 with Powerfull Car Engines and Anti-Tank Launchers with Heavy Machine Guns brought over being shipped quickly through Blayredeshian Train and Ports towards North. Icewindian Engineers hope to Work with Monarchist factories to Convert Equipment into Mobile Anti-Tank/Machine Gun Tanks.
Icewindia refuses to go through Transport ships until Sea Battle is won so they wait holding forces back for now.
Hemlock payed with his own money for Ranger Mercenary Company to head over to Help Monarchist's. 10,000 Mercenaries with 4,000 Huey Helicopters, 200 Artillery peices and Multiple Transport Helicopters with some Light Armored Vehicles are heading towards Island through Airport there. Problem is Ranger Mercenary Company is almost its own Nomadic Mercenary Nation given how strong and influential it is and loyalty to Men are more Loyal to Ranger then Money they get.
Ranger an Old Family Friend is present and is waiting on Orders from King of Basaran to carry them out.
|The Schwypian Protectorate of Nakatoro|
RP: Mass stabbing in Schwypia leaves one dead and three injured.
The security camera footage preceding the incident shows a young adult Kowenian male, wearing a large coat and having his hands in his coat pockets approach a group of citizens who were sightseeing around the capital. The Kowenian male can be seen following the group for a minute, after looking around and then pulling out a 9 inch Chef knife from his left coat pocket and stabbing it into the neck of a female citizen who was in the group.
The group of citizens now suddenly notice the Kowenian male stabbing their friend and flee in fear as the Kowenian pulls the knife out and stabs her three more times in quick succession in the lower abdomen. The group of citizens runs off camera away from the knife wielding man. The Kowenian after stabbing the female, runs off camera in the same direction as the group.
The next clear footage is from a Schwypian citizen in the distance who caught the incident on their cell phone, it picks up after the knife wielding terrorist has caught up with another member of the group and he stabs his second victim twice in the back. The second victim, a Schwypian male, pushes the terrorist away and continues to run off.
The Kowenian male, a bit shaken after being shoved away, quickly finds another target of a duo who was walking by and saw the terrorist stab the Schwypian male right in front of them. The terrorist stabs his knife into the one of the pair and pulls his knife out to stab again, a third victim. Although before he could stab again the third victim’s friend grabbed the knife wielding arm of the terrorist, and a struggle for control of the knife ensued. The recently stabbed Schwypian takes the time to slink away to safety, as the two fall onto the ground in their struggle for the knife. The terrorist is able to break the grip of the third victim’s friend, and is able to slash him once in the right arm before the friend once again controls the knife wielding arm of the terrorist by putting both of his knees on top of the arm.
The footage cuts away to a security camera of the front door to the Schwypian parliament building, where a federal government security agent who was inside saw the struggle and ran outside with his service pistol out towards the two men which are off camera.
Back to a different angle of another personal device, the agent raises his pistol up at the Schwypian on top of the knife wielding man and verbally orders him to get off of the terrorist. The Schwypian complies only for the terrorist to regain control of the knife and to stab the Schwypian one last time in the right thigh. The government security agent then aims down at the Kowenian terrorist and fires four times. The person recording reacts to the shots being fired by taking cover behind a nearby guardrail, being startled by the gunfire.
The terrorist falls onto the ground and the Schwypian that had struggled with him off to the side. The Schwypian who tried to take the knife from the terrorist has his hands in the air and complies with the agent’s instructions to keep his hands in the air and stay away from the man he just shot. Meanwhile emergency sirens can be heard in the background. The footage ends as the first Schwypian police cruiser arrives, and two officers with their sidearms out run towards the scene.
The first victim, the female of the group, who was stabbed died at the scene after a major loss of blood after the terrorist’s knife had struck an artery in her neck. Schwypian media identified her as Dawn Alore, a 26 year old political science major college student who was a former intern of a Schwypian parliament member.
The media also identified by Schwypian media as 34 year old Won Tae-Young, a third generation Kowenian immigrant who was unemployed. A quick investigation by the media found that Tae-Young had trouble holding down work for “aggressive, violent behavior.” He even had a criminal record: Being charged of one count of battery, but had a plea deal to reduce the charge to non-felony assault.
The three other victims who were stabbed were also treated for their injuries, which were described as non-life threatening.
Tae-Young, despite being shot multiple times, is said to be in “critical, but stable condition” by Schwypian authorities and is being hospitalized in an unnamed hospital.
The motive of the attack is currently unknown, although the media speculates it has something to do with Schwypia’s controlling of Nakatoro as Tae-Young had posted on Schwypian social media hating on the Schwypian “occupation” of Nakatoro and how he wished death on those involved in regarding the “occupation.” There is also a theory that Tae-Young may be suffering from an undiagnosed mental illness which had a role in him committing the attack.
|The Federal Republic of Kynthes|
RP: Continuing our Militarization
We shall continue our militarization plans, and expanding our military so that we may be able to defend the freedom of the people. We shall improve our means of production, and to also hire specialists to create improvements in our military. We shall continue defending our freedoms and our beliefs. Socialism will be our freedom, and democracy as a helping hand of freedom.
RP: Helping Changxi Quan
We shall officially send economic and military support to our leftist comrades in Changxi Quan. We are to send economic benefits for the prosperity of the working class in their nation. We shall also send diplomatic relations, and request to build embassies and consuls. We shall also ask for Changxi Quan to support democratic ideals, and freedom for the working class, and not to crush them with the boot of authoritarianism.
|The Scavenger Band of Zoberten|
RP: the Scavenger Band of Zoberten settled down
During 15 years of traveling, they found an abandoned city and found that it was a very rich place, with warehouses, military transports, farmland, military bunker, stores, prison, hotels, gas stations, and hospital.They scavenged through the city lead by Ronnie Driffield.
|The Totalist State of Basaran|