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Today's World Census Report
The Nudest in The Alliance of Dictators
After exhaustive surveys, the World Census calculated which nations have the greatest acreages of flesh on public display.
As a region, The Alliance of Dictators is ranked 8,372nd in the world for Nudest.
|1.||The People's Republic of Akolos||Corrupt Dictatorship||“Stand for peace, stand for justice, stand for Akolos.”|
|2.||The Majestic Empire of Branigan||Father Knows Best State||“Frankie says relax!”|
|3.||The Equestrianic Imperium of Twilight Sparkle||Iron Fist Consumerists||“Friendship is Magic!”|
|4.||The ELF-Eladen Slave World of Demons of Valkarth||Iron Fist Consumerists||“Death to All”|
|5.||The Dictatorship of Costaburrito||Psychotic Dictatorship||“Evil first”|
|6.||The Dictatorship of Independent Federation of Croatia||Psychotic Dictatorship||“For Homeland, Ready !!!”|
|7.||The Holy And Great Empire of MLG Gaming||Psychotic Dictatorship||“Humor In Everything, Even Death”|
|8.||The Allied States of Fondinter||Psychotic Dictatorship||“All is fondinter, Fondinter is all”|
|9.||The Scienceship of Contosnatia||Iron Fist Consumerists||“You are one of us or against us !”|
|10.||The Imperial Fortress World of Empires Empire||Benevolent Dictatorship||“Sorry, we can't hear you over all these Baneblades.”|
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The Alliance of Dictators Regional Message Board
Intervention in Talarus
Shortly after the silence in Talarus passed and the many claimants in the power vacuum made themselves known to the wide, wide world, the Swabian Ministry of Foreign Relations would open communications with the Rushen Reykh in Glavnigrad, sending the following message:
To the esteemed Marshal Vasily Yegorov,
It has come to his majesty's attention, that the late Fyurer, Sergey Nevsky, has passed away. In the name of his majesty, we offer our condolences for your nation's loss. We mourn his passing just as much as you do.
However, it has also come to his majesty's attention, that there are elements within Talarus which do not share our grief but instead appear to be intent on spitting on the late Fyurer's image and destroying all he has worked to achieve. Filthy reds, undisciplined, uneducated, unorganized. Weakly, cowtowing liberals and democrats who would only lead Talarus into an age of servitude to other, greater powers. And even monarchists, proclaiming their divine right to rule as though secularisation has been undone yet again.
Both his majesty and the late Fyurer knew just how important it was for the stability of a nation and her people, to keep the power within the hands of a few select, trustworthy and strong-willed individuals. Men and women whose loyalty to the cause was unquestionable and whose ability to maintain order was absolute. Both his majesty and the late Fyurer understood perfectly the necessity of sacrifices to maintain such order, the necessity to weed out the weak, the impure and the illoyal. However, it is an endless battle against these foes and it seems the Fyurer has lost his life before achieving victory and now these rebellious elements dare to tear the rusheni nation apart!
Recognizing that letting this rebellion take hold could seriously destabilize the world and wishing to return to the previous status of stability, as well as intending to ensure that no unwelcome precedent of the disposal and replacement of strong regimes in favour of spineless, democratic vassals exists, his majesty thus offers the Rushen Reykh full support, diplomatically in the form of Grosschwäbisches backing on the world stage, economically in the form of arms and machinery shipments and militarily in the form of volunteers and advisors.
In order to specify the quantities of the Grand Duchy's involvement in this civil war as well as the Reykh's gratitude, we of the Ministry of Foreign Relations would very much like to send a diplomat to negotiate and conclude a formal treaty between our respective states.
Minister of Foreign Relations
Baron Friedrich zu Ulm
"Not a problem!" Honorię stated happily. The Palatine turned to the colonel. "A pleasure to make your acquaintance, Colonel. Your tale of heroism is surely an inspiration to your people. I applaud your courage and tenacity. Sometimes just a single soldier is enough to turn the tide of a battle. You do your country proud, I am sure." she did a slight curtsy. These weren't empty platitudes, either. Honorię was genuinely impressed by war heroes. She could always respect someone who fought for what they believed in.
'The Decree Against Carytonism'
The existence of the broadcast came as some surprise to the Reisch government, who had up until now been content with being selectively oblivious to the Gospel Church and allowing relations with the Spiritual Republic to be more or less cordial, the Ministry of Truth having selectively portrayed them as spiritual and political allies of Germania when necessary. However, with the broadcast coinciding with the annual convening of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Welthauptstadt Berlin, the matter of the Gospel Church had been put to the fore under circumstances the government might have otherwise been more willing to ignore. With thirty regional members in attendance along with twenty-seven canon lawyers and thirty-five lay theologians, and overseen by the Congress of Cardinals and His Imperial Majesty, new laws were promulgated that strengthened the position of the Imperial Church against what it termed as 'Carytonism', a unanimous condemnation against the nontrinitarianism of the Gospel Church as well what it believes to be wrongfully given divine honor to Cary. This was further reinforced by an invocation of 'Imperial infallibility' by Reinhardt von Witzland, declaring 'Carytonism' as a form of heresy; the reasons given were listed in a question-and-answer format in the official gazette of the Imperial Church. Listed was the following:
"I. Is it licit to join or show favor to the Gospel Church of Caryton? - No.
II. Is it licit to publish, distribute, or read publications that support the Gospel Church of Caryton, or to write for them? - No.
III. May Christians who knowingly and freely commit the acts in parts I and II be given the sacraments? - No.
IV. Do Christians who profess, defend or promote Carytonism incur the penalty of excommunication as apostates from the Christian faith, with the penalty reserved so that it may only be lifted by the Imperial Church? - Yes."
The theocratic nature of the ruling government meant that the decree effectively proscribed the Gospel Church as illegal within the boundaries of the Holy Reisch. Overnight, diplomatic channels had become eerily quiet and it was safe to say that -- whilst the Spiritual Republic had not been directly targeted in any official response -- relations were on very thin ice right now. The Ministry of Truth was ready at anytime to whip the people up into a frenzy if no corrections were immediately made.
"It is the duty of a soldier madame, a somber one that leaves it's mark on you." He pulled up the sleeve of his dress uniform and revealed a pale blue line snaking around his arm. It blended in fairly well, yet was distinct enough to spot. Small lines, like spines, extended from the line on both sides at even intervals. One side was pale green, the other pale orange. Sometimes there were more green than orange, other times, more orange than red. They were only interrupted by a jade green triangle, or a small red square. Though they were unevenly placed. And the pale blue line began just below the wrist with the black outline of a pentagon . "As a military commander I have certain traditions to observe and responsibilities. The marks have been around for as long as the nation itself, steeped in Alynite tradition." N'sul hide his arm beneath his sleeve again, undoubtably the marks extended up the entirety of his arm. "I shall delay you two ladies no further, I'm sure you have matters to attend to that should not be impeded by a lowly Colonel."
Sonre was looking a bit down herself. "Military men can get like this, though N'sul's been through more than most. He's handling it pretty well." she remarked. "We could pay a visit to one of the alynites, or rather, one of the more devout servicemen if you want to know the deeper meaning of N'sul's tattoos. I'm not even completely sure as to what they are, the military doesn't openly advertise their traditions."
The Palatine brought a hand to her chin as she pondered the Prime Minister's suggestion. "Why not both? A chance to learn should never be passed up." Honorię said, again gesturing for Sonre to lead the way. "Out of personal preference, I'd like to investigate the Alynites first. I am eager to learn more about your native religion."
She took a sip of her drink. "Well, I think one of Azahar's Priests will work. They should know, priests of the knowledge god and all." It took a few minutes, but they were able to find one such Alynite. An elderly man in simple robes, a man who had devoted his whole life to the spiritual world. In other words, a monk.
"Ah, Ms. Sonre, what brings you here?" he remarked, separating himself from the few drow he had been talking with previously.
Sonre was quick to answer. "My friend here was interesting in the tattoos worn on the arms of military commanders, we were hoping you could help us as we knew it originates from Alynite faith."
The old monk gave a kindly smile. "You've come to the right place, I do know the purpose of the marks." He cleared his throat and the background noise seemed to dim. "The art of combat itself is firmly the domain of Kovros. However, the great god Azahar holds dominion over planning, strategy, and military intelligence. From this we derive the basis of the traditions, only military commanders are bound by them. Generals and commanders do not cut their hair while on active duty as a sign of how long they have served, in the days of Eldisis it more firmly represented the time spent away from the household. Though, the tattoos are another story. They are a physical reminder of the burdens commanders carry, for all to see. There is one blue coil around each arm, each beginning with the black pentagon. The pentagon represents the five dieties of warfare, Kovros, Thipiar, Azahar, Cenaxis, and Alyna herself. The blue lines, the strength and will of the warrior bearing them. After each battle was completed, and the dead and wounded tallied, perpendicular bars will be added to either side, pale green on the left side for casualties, and pale orange on the right for the fallen. The jade triangle is added at the top of the new rows of bars if the outcome was victory, the triangle represents the three dieties Azahar, Kovros, and Thipiar. The red square is added if it was a defeat, the square representing the same three dieties as before, but with the edition of Cenaxis. For an army in retreat can only hope that she will take care of their dead. Once there is no more space on the spirals, traditionally the commander retires as the spirals also represent the maximum burden one man can be made to undertake. They are sacred monuments to fallen warriors, and it is the highest of sacrilege to copy them. It makes a mockery of the commander's burden and of those lost in the field of battle. In the days of Eldisis, it was common for commanders to personally execute anyone that copied the spirals."
The monk paused for a few moments. "Sadly, this particular tradition seems to be falling out of favor. Fewer commanders elect to follow it, and most that do are Alynites. Never the less, it is part of our culture. It is said that Azahar himself burned the blue coils into the arms of the first Eldian General, and gave him the knowledge to use the system."
Emperor dissolves Imperial Parliament upon request of Prime Minister, elections scheduled for 29th October 2020
LIUDAN Prime Minister Anthony Bishop formally requested His Imperial Majesty Lothar I to dissolve the Imperial Parliament as he could not secure the confidence of the House of Commons, and no other person within the chamber could be nominated for a majority, with Union leader Sigismund Hirdman falling short of the necessary 326 votes by 27 votes. The five-week campaigning process is slated to begin, and the parties are gearing up for a new election where the voters are likely to be suffering from voter fatigue.
Mr Bishop had no comments, but insider sources within National Coalition are indicating that the party is fracturing, with numerous resignations taking place in the party's provincial and ward branches. Mr Hirdman stated that "our allianceUnion, as we called itwas a temporary measure intended to allow for the right-wing to be represented in this Empire's legislature, and it has succeeded in doing so. However, going forwards, our party will be heading off into its own direction, understanding the desires of the Artarumen nation, and the Conservative Party will form the government once again, and lead Artarum into the future it deserves." Labour leader Arne Grenville declared that the left-wing would rise to power in Artarum through democratic elections and peaceful reform, stating "a Labour government will improve the lives of not only working-class Artarumen, but also the middle-class and perhaps even the wealthy".
On the other hand, National Party leader Lambert Faulkner took the election decision with great hopes, expressing his aims to "create a true Artarumen government, where all segments of Artarumen society, not only the privileged and the wealthy, would be represented and cared for". Upon being asked for further details, Mr Faulkner stated that he would outline his future Government within the following weeks, with a belief that "a government nor an election should solely be about who is going to be the Prime Minister, but also about who that Prime Minister is going to be surrounded by, and I believe that the Artarumen nation should also be informed of those people when casting their votes". Mr Faulkner had earlier mentioned a massive overhaul of the administration and governance system in Artarum, and today he revealed that he intended to have a total of twenty-seven Cabinet Ministers, though "not all of them would be entitled to government subsidies and salaries", and "some would be there ex officio, that is, due to the belief me and my colleagues have that their presence would either give us an informed opinion about certain issues, or otherwise influence the work of the Cabinet in a positive manner".
In Artarum, the Cabinet rarely meets with all of its members, with meetings mostly being held with the Ministers of State or other members which are deemed relevant to the topic at hand.
"Fascinating." the Palatine said. The look on her face coupled with the tone of her voice suggested it was a genuine interest. "Our faiths aren't so different, though we have less gods than you do. In Arsęti the Goddess of War is Andręda who possesses two natures: Irga - the violent warrior, matron of the rank-and-file, and Actorgos - the scheming strategist, matron of tacticians and commanders. We also have military tattoos with religious significance, though these are normally limited to crusaders; the militant arm of the Temple of the Crescent moon. They are traditionally applied to the upper back and consist of two variants: moon and star. The star begins as a white or yellow circle with no points. It represents a crusader dedicated to combat on the battlefield and with each victorious battle a new point is added to the star. It is rare for a crusade to complete the star, which traditionally ends with eight points. The moon, on the other hand, represents an officer - typically one commanding from off the battlefield. It begins as a white or blue waxing crescent but is gradually filled in with each successful campaign until it becomes a full moon. This, too, is also rare to complete as a failed campaign can result in the moon being 'reset' to the previous phase. There are other less traditional tattoos used by both crusaders and regular soldiers; Arsęti symbology and iconography, depictions of the Triumvirs, verses or phrases from scripture, and other theological concepts."
Honorię cleared her throat. "But I'm sure that was rude of me. You didn't ask, after all. My apologies. I simply found the topic interesting I couldn't hope but provide my own perspective on the matter." It was true, and she was a bit embarrassed her nerdier side was showing. "I... studied theology in university. The subject fascinates me. You understand, I'm sure."
The monk looked intrigued. After all, he was a servant of Azahar, and cultivated knowledge as a gardener cultivated a royal garden. "Most interesting, in ancient times the only ones who bore the mark of the moon were the imperial mages. Some called it a blessing, most knew it as a curse. For anyone who had been touched so by the heat god Thipiar contained within them power not of this earth. The Moon controls the ocean in a manner exceeding the best puppeteer, and everyone knew that the ocean was a brutal and unforgiving place that would snuff you life out in an instant without so much as a thought if you weren't careful. The ordinary man feared what a fully initiated follower of Thipiar could do. So they were marked by the sign of the present moon by the right eye. Only fully fledged mages needed to worry, for those who did not rely on sorcery so were allowed to walk unmarked. Though this was in the days of the Eldian Empire, before them."