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Overview of the Yekteniya Soyuz

The Yekteniya Union




Yekteniya Union




Coat of Arms

"Wide is my Motherland!"

Location of the mainland

Largest City


Official languages


Official script


Ethnic groups
70% Vsolayans

77% Yektenyi
10% Mesyats
4% Nizinyia
9% Others

State Religion

Secular State




Head of the Politburo

Military Dictatorship

Iosif Pavlov
Severov Georgiy




86 Million



Per Capita

2021 Estimate
1.854 Trillion



Date Format


Driving Side


Calling Code


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Yekteniya, also known as the Yekteniya Soyuz is a country located in Yastreovakia, in Serapis, bordering the Sanadan Sea. Yekteniya borders Krioniki Sanada, Pakitsk, and Kelilaoria. Yekteniya has a population of 86 Million. The Yekteniya Soyuz is a one party state, solely being governed by the Black League. The Yekteniya Soyuz is made up of 6 States, which make up the Yekteniya Soyuz. The largest state is the Polunscow National Federal State, while the smallest is the Northern Archangelsk Federal State. The nation is very militaristic, with the military aiding in the control of the country, and the military effectively helps rule the nation alongside the Black League. The nation has 3 climate zones - Warm summer humid continental, Subartic, and Tundra. Yekteniya's capital city is Polunoscow, and its largest city is Panihida. Other urban cities include Sverdlovsk, Magadan, Kalimyssk, Krasnygorod, Lyvichi, Toborkuta, and Archangelsk.

Yekteniya was a Republic in the 1800s, and would see itself industrialize and urbanize the largely underdeveloped and largely archaic nation. Eventually, the nation would fall into a revolution and a civil war, in which, the Socialist Republic of Yekteniya was formed and was victories. The nation underwent Postroit', which would see the nation develop even more, causing massive social changes. The nation would enter years of stability, which would eventually end by a economic crash, and a power struggle following the death of the nations leadership. What followed was a radicalization of the regime, and the Great Leap Forward. Eventually, the regime would reform, and enter a short lived golden age, which despite the name, massive issues were still faced in the nation. Eventually the economy would crash once more, and the nation would encounter a coup by the army. The Peoples Republic would form, which would see the nation improving from itself from before. It stagnated eventually, leaving the Black Rebellion, where the Black Guard, aided by the army would take over the nation leaving the formation of the Yekteniya Soyuz.

Yekteniya is derived from the name Yekten, a massive kingdom that inhabited most of modern day Yekteniya. Despite which, the name "Velikiya" was used far more then Yekten. It was only by the 1200s, where Yekten was used far more. Which would eventually be shifted more and more to Yekteniya. The name Velikiya came from the city of Velikiya, where the new Kingdom was formed around. Eventually, Velikiya would be sacked and razed to the ground, leaving the name to fall out of use.

The standard way to refer to a Yekteniya person in English is "Yekteniyi." Despite which, there are two ways to refer to a Yekteniyi person in Yekteniyi. Yekten'kiy (Yekteniyi: Ектенький) is one way to refer to someone as ethnically Yekteniyi. Another way is to refer to someone as Yekteniyi (Yekteniyi: Ектения) which is used to refer to someone that is a citizen of the Yekteniya Soyuz.

History of Yekteniya spans from 1800s - 2021. While this will be summarized, to see more historical related contents, head towards the history factbook. I will most likely be changing this up as an notice.

The Yekteniya Republic

The Yekteniya Republic formed in 1813, and would lead the nation developing new forms of agriculture, new cities, industrialization would begin to take root within the young republic as well. The nation would become more and more developed, and technology, and education would be developed and advanced within the century. Despite which, the nation had its short comings. Due to poor harvests in 1865, and the Republics failure to handle the situation, political radicalization would become more widespread within the nation. The Year of Winter, where the nation would entirely fall into beyond freezing temperatures for a year, leading to the nation being slowed down entirely. The economy of the nation would crash multiple times within the nation, and was entirely common. The assassination of Chelynavsky, the founder of the Yekteniya Far Left would lead to the nation being entirely divided politically. The Republic would find itself on its death in 1902, where the Yekteniya Revolution would begin. What originally began as a revolution eventually caused the formation of the Socialist Republic of Yekteniya and the beginning of the Civil War. The President of the Republic was forcibly removed from power and killed. In 1910, the Socialist Republic became the victor of the Civil War.

The Socialist Republic of Yekteniya

During the first few days of the Socialist Republic, the nation would undergo a period of Postroit' (or 'Build'), where they'd begin rebuilding the nation from the devastation of the civil war, and build up the country from the devastation. During this period, peasant rebellions, and revolts would be an occurrence, most of which would be brutally suppressed. Postroit' would continue on until 1930, leaving the nation in a powerful position militarily, and economically. What followed was the Years of Stability, where the nation would be very stable and would be developing rapidly. The Years of Stability would end in 1965 where the nation would encounter a economic crash and the nation undergoing a political crisis after the death of Premier Vasili Merkushev, and no potential successor. A power struggle would occur. Eventually, Zhonov Grigoriy Valeryevich would win the power struggle. Due to the economic crash and political crisis, the nation had lost a great amount of the development it had made, and the nation was very instable. The Mafia, gangs, and political organizations would grow in the nation and its cities. Underground parties would see themselves growing far more then before as a result of dissatisfaction. Zhonov's rule lead a overall radicalization of the regime, where the regime would begin mass prosecution. The regime would radically change, and would completely reverse from the previous rule of the nation. From 1965 to 1978, Zhonov would consolidate his power. He'd reform the party, and would fully utilize a secret police for his own uses. He'd crush all dissent. In a incident in 1972, a Special Operative would undercover the underground system of political parties, which lead to the liquidation of most underground political parties. With most forces that opposed him crushed, Zhonov would lead the nation to a new era: The Great Leap Forward.

The Great Leap Forward would change Yekteniya society for decades, and even nowadays, its effects are felt across the nation. During this period, Zhonov wanted to fully advance the nation to a new height that it'd never reach previously. The nation would undergo mass industrialization, urbanization, and forcible collectivation. Additionally, mass crackdowns, mass surveillance, and prosecution would be prominent during this era. Zhonov would see himself liquidating and trying people that opposed his rule. He would create a cult of personality of himself. Eventually, it'd end by Zhonov's death by natural means. His successor, Kashirin, would relax the regime completely, and reverse what Zhonov did towards the nation. He'd reverse the Planned Economy and moved it to a private economy. He'd completely relax prosecution and repression while still retaining state control over media and information. Economic reforms continued for 10 years, additionally with political reforms. In a rare move, in 1992, the Socialist Republic of Yekteniya had its first leadership election, in which Kashirin would win power once more. This lead to the fairly short Golden Years of the nation. Where the nation would liberalize, and begin economically flourishing. Despite the name of the era, there would still be mass issues within Yekteniya society, that would still be prevalent in the nation. Eventually, the era would end, and Black Wednesday as it would be known happened. A massive economic crash happened within the nation leading to the complete destabilization of the nation. Many attempts would be made to stabilize the nation, but all would fail, or make the situation worse. Unemployment skyrocketed. Poverty was prevalent throughout the nation. Budget cuts were forcibly done. With the failures of the Socialist Republic to handle the absolute crash that happened beneath them, many people flocked to more ideas, or attempted to rebel. This would lead to 2005, where a military force seized Polunscow, the capital of the Socialist Republic. In a state announcement, Premier Voronkov declared the Socialist Republic to be demolished, and the new "Peoples Republic" had arisen.

The Peoples Republic

The Peoples Republic would encounter its biggest issue; The Economic crisis. Attempts would be made by the Premier to remedy the situation. Surprisingly, it helped made the situation less worse then it was. Despite which, the nation was still plagued by the crisis. The nation would be stable, but there'd still be issues within the nation that would be prominent. Eventually a massive stagnation and crash would further decay the nation. Eventually the Black Rebellion would happen, in which the Army and the Black League would rise up against the Peoples Republic, and take power in the nation.

The Yekteniya Soyuz

During the first years of the Black League, stability and economic reforms were sought. Iosif Pavlov would become the Vozhd of the nation, and would stabilize and economic growth was souht for. The future remains bright for the young regime.

Map of Yekteniya Soyuz

The modern day land mass of Yekteniya was largely found on Yekteniya contains many resources. Yekteniya consists of a vast plain, while also having heavy forests. Yekteniya also consists of mountain ranges, many of which are found on the nations east side and south. The largest mountain in Yekteniya is the Tochka Mountain, found in the nations Bol'shoy Mountain Range found in the south of the nation. The Zherdev is the longest flowing river within Yekteniya. Yekteniya has loads of rivers that can be found in the south of the nation, providing the nation a large amount of water. Additionally, the nation has a short coastline, which leaves a dense system of cities in the north that are typically found behind the Teplyy Vostok Mountain Range to the east. Yekteniya is largely a humid continental climate. Throughout most of Yekteniya, there are typically only two seasons - Winter, and summer. In most of the nation, the winters are wet, while the summer is hot, even in the nations more northern ranges. The coldest region of Yekteniya is the Magadan Industrial Oblast, where its unprotected by the Teplyy Vostok Mountain Range. As a result, the cold winds typically end up going towards the more northern parts of the Magadan Industrial Oblast. The coldest recorded temperature found in the Magadan Industrial Oblast is -64C (-83.2C). The warmest month in Yekteniya is July, while the coldest is February.

The forests and rivers within the nation are very much preserved. There are a total of 100 mammal species that can be found in Yekteniya, and additionally 400 bird species that can be found within the nation. There are 23 national parks that can be found in the nation, and there are 57 natural reserves. Environmental protection is one policy the modern day Yekteniya government wishes to continue from the previous governments.

Yekteniya has a population of 83 million(2018 consus), which rose by 3 million in 2020. The nation's population density sits at (???) inhabitants per square kilometer ((??) per square mile). The average life expectancy sits at 79.4 years for females, and 71.2 years for males. Overall, its 75.3 years. The death rate within Yekteniya increased past the birth rate, since 2018. This was largely a result of the Black Rebellion. Efforts have been made to decrease the death rate, such as paying mothers for having children, and attracting tourists.

Yekteniya is a multinational state. It contains 16 ethnic groups within its borders. Most of the nations population are Yekteniyi, the rest being minorities.

Officially, the nation is a secular state. Despite which, a large part of the population identifies themselves under the orthodox religion. Despite which, there are a large sizeable amount of the population that are atheist, or agnostic, alongside spiritual but not religious. Islam, Catholicism, other forms of Christianity are popular within the nation, but are far more smaller then Orthodox, Atheist/Agnostic, and spiritual but not religious.

Healthcare is guaranteed to be free and universal within the nation. Previously, Healthcare was significantly terrible within the nation, as a result of the economic crisis's within the nation, and negligence by the Peoples Republic government. As a result, the nation has invested more money into healthcare to get the healthcare system off the floor. The efforts have largely been successful as of this moment.

Within Yekteniya, college is mandatory for all civilians to undergo, and is additionally free for its populace. Despite which, competition in higher tier colleges is massive. Which, as a result, some people have managed to fail to get into colleges, because the competition to get into colleges was massive. The Polunscow National University, Panihida State University, and the Magadan University are some of the oldest universities Yekteniya has. The highest rated university is the Polunscow National University.


Yekteniya has 16 ethnic groups within the nation. As a result, there is a large amount of languages within the nation. 85 million people within Yekteniya speak Yekteniyi as their first language, followed by ~300,000 people that speak Mesyati as their first language, and ~100,000 that speak Nizinyi as their first language. Yekteniyi is the only official language within the entire nation.

Language - IC name to IRL Name

Number of pop. that speaks the language*

Where they mostly are found


86 Million

Where do you think?


~2 million

Largely found in the Archangelsk Oblast


~6 million

Nizinyi Oblast


~1 million

Magadan Industrial Oblast



Polunscow Oblast



Panihida Oblast



Toborkuta Agrarian Oblast

*Not to be confused with learning it as the first language.

This is a short list of cities within Yekteniya. To see more, see this.

City Name




~14 Million


~18 Million


~9 Million


~7 Million


~6 Million


~4 Million


~4 Million

The Yekteniya Soyuz is a one party state. The Black League has the ultimate power over the nation, and the military helps ensure the control over the nation. The country is a social nationalist military government. Elections do not exist within the nation, while political parties and other political organizations that oppose the Black League are recognized as terrorist organizations. The Black League is single handly the most powerful and most powerful authority within the entire nation of Yekteniya. The Government of Yekteniya Soyuz is comprised of 4 branches.

The Vozhd is a one man branch of the government. The Vozhd retains full absolute power over the government, party, and army. In theory, the Yedinstvo is the balancing block to ensure the Vozhd does not mess around with their power. The Vozhd can veto bills submitted by the Yedinstvo. The Vozhd does not have the power to stop or get rid of impeachment decisions. The current Vozhd is Iosif Pavlov. Iosif Pavlov enjoys full popularity among the army, the Politburo and Yedinstvo, so despite the balancing blocks, he has absolute power over the nation.

The Politburo is the policymaking committee within the Black League. The Politburo was originally made to strengthen the power of the Black League, and its leadership. The current head of the Politburo is Severov Georgiy.

The Yedinstvo is the legislature of the country. The Yedinstvo is where most of the laws and decisions are finalized and submitted. Additionally, should the Vozhd be inefficient in his rule, the Yedinstvo does have the authority to remove their position. This is largely not done however, due to the popularity of the current Vozhd (Iosif Pavlov, as of 2021) and the power Iosif Pavlov has over the Yedinstvo.

The Soyuz Committee is the central power for all the States within the Union. This Committee is designed to give power to the States, and ensure that all that are apart of the Union have a voice within the government. They are usually headed by representatives from a State.


The Yekteniya Soyuz nowadays utilizes a Mixed Economy. It has a GDP of 1.854 Trillion, and a GDP Per Capita (Nominal). In terms of PPP, the GDP Per capita is (Number). The annual change is expected to be 3.1%. The current currency is the Sodzh, and the Sodzh has a currency value of 0.93. With political and growing economic stability, the economy of Yekteniya has seen itself largely growing. The rate of poverty within the Yekteniya Soyuz is estimated to be 12.6%, and has seen itself to be rapidly decreasing. The average salary is 3,478 NSD per month. One of the biggest problems in the Yekteniya economy is debt. Debt has grown considerably largely due to the rebellions and spending of the Black League. Due to which, attempts to pay off the debt started after the stabilization of the regime. Attempts continue to this day, which has seen some decent amount of success. It is planned to reform the tax budget within 5 years, after the debt was largely paid off and was low enough.

Formed in 2019, the Stabilization Fund is tasked to balance the budget, and tasked with handling inflation in times of a economic crisis. The Stabilization Fund has largely helped the Yekteniya economy recover.

In terms of Energy, the Yekteniya Soyuz has a decent to a large amount of natural gas reserves, coal reserves, and oil reserves. Most of the fuel of the nation comes from the Bol'shoy Mountain Range, and the Teplyy Vostok Mountain Range.

The Union operates a handful of nuclear power plants, such as the Solntse Nuclear Plant. Nuclear energy made up a large amount of the production of electricity within the nation. Nuclear Energy itself is handled very seriously within the nation, following the 1964 disaster, where the Zvezda Nuclear Power plant's cooling system failed, causing it to blow up. Concern regarding Nuclear Power Plants have largely died down since the disaster, but safety is largely looked after for the nations power plants.

The Union produces a large amount of electricity, and additionally produces renewable energy.

In terms of Agriculture, the Union's agriculture is growing so far. Rye, wheat, barley and other cereals are produced at a high rate. Production of meat has grown massively compared to the previous years. In 2005, agriculture production was at a all time low, largely due to two issues; Farmers refusing to sell their crops due to the inflation of the Soviet Sozhd, and a large scale drought had ruined a large amount of the nation's soil. Due to which, the Peoples Republic was forced to import grain from other countries. Since then, the nations agriculture has largely recovered, and since the recovery of the nations economy, and the reduction of the droughts effect, agriculture within the nation is on its way to surpass the League's predecessor regimes.

The fishing industry in Yekteniya has been described as "Nothing special." The small coastline of the nation leads to the nation not really being able to capture much fish. Importing fish is typically done within the nation.

In terms of Transportation, railroads are competed between the state controlled company, the Vpered' Railways, and the privately owned Krasniya Rails. The Railways in the Yekteniya Soyuz operates 1520 mm (5 ft) guage railways. The longest railway is the (NAME-NAME RAILWAY) (Distance). A large amount of nations railways are electrified.

As of 2019, the nation operates a large system of roads and paved roads, most of which make up the Soyuz Motor Highway System.

Major sea ports of Yekteniya include Archangelsk, Magadan, and Toborkuta. The nation operates a large amount of icebreakers, which massively aid in trading for the nation.

The Yekteniya Soyuz operates 683 airports, the largest and busiest ones being located around Polunscow, Panihidia, Sverdlovsk, and Archangelsk.

In most Yekteniya cities, they have a well developed public system that's been largely developed by the Peoples Republic and the Socialist Republic of Yekteniya. Buses, trolleys, and trams are widely used by most people within the nation. The metro is also widely used. The oldest metro created is the Polunscow Metro, which opened in 1953.

The Yekteniya Soyuz has numerous ethnic groups and numerous traditions. From Yekteniyi Orthodox traditions, Tatar traditions, Turkic traditions, and plenty plenty more are very prominent within the nation. Handicraft artwork, such as the Gzhel, Khokhloma make up a large amount of Yekteniyi folk culture. The Kosovorotka, Sarafan, Burka, Papakha, and the Ushanka are very popular ethnic clothing within the culture. In terms of foods and drinks, Kvass, Kompot, Vodka, Black Bread, Pirozhki, Blini, Syrniki, Palmeni, Dressing Herring, Borscht, Smetana, and many, many more are extremely popular within Yekteniyi cuisine and Yekteniyi culture. In music, folk music is pretty prominent in the western part of the nation. Instruments like Gusli, the Balalaika, and the Garmon are very prominent in Yekteniyi folk music. Patriotic music from Socialist Republic times influenced Yektenyi music.

Yektenyi architecture was largely by foreign style architecture. Yektenyi typically designed cities with domes, which were typically gilded, bright, or colorful. Kremlins were a large part of Yektenyi architecture. Within the 19th century, the Yektenyi Republic largely followed Neo Yektenyi Classical Architecture, which is still prominent to this day. Following the revolution, the Yektenyi Socialist Republic followed a Brutalist Architecture. With many orthodox churches, and many Kremlins being demolished, due to them being viewed as "Bourgeois/Religious Buildings." The Polunscow Kremlin was almost demolished, and was even about to be done, but was stopped following a change in the attitude of hardliners within the Communist Party. After the disbandment of the Socialist Republic, the Peoples Republic gave up on attempting to create nicely designed buildings, and instead chose to follow functionalism. Upon the disbandment of the Peoples Republic, the Yekteniya Soyuz nowadays follows towards a mixture between Brutalist Architecture and Neo Yektenyi Classical Architecture, which is nowadays called the "Black League Classical Architecture".

Cinema was a large part of Yektenyi culture. The first few films created were largely based off the Revolution, or the Civil War. Only in the 30s were films and short works changed to become more and more prominent. Cinema works by Dimitri Zinoviy were renowned across Yekteniya. In the 1950s and 60s, popularity of westerns exploded after the release of Chupalov Potap's "The Red Desert", many people attempted to replicate western film design. During the Great Leap Forward, the nation's films would follow back to Revolution times, where it'd largely be propaganda. The most infamous film to come out of from that era is "The Red Star", which depicted Red Guard soldiers liberating peasant farms from "Bourgeois Occupiers". The most infamous scene is where Red Guard soldiers attempts and succeeds to torch a series of villages. Animation is also prominent in the nation, with Soyuzmultifilm spearheading a large portion of cartoons and animations. Other popular animation studios include Kosmos Animatsiya, and Zvezdnoye Dizayn.