by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,598thMost Influential: 3,968thLargest Insurance Industry: 4,922nd
The Empire of
Iron Fist Consumerists Champions of Commerce
For The People
Emperor Vladimir I
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population1.744 billion

CapitalUrsus Forti
LeaderEmperor Vladimir I


The Empire of Putinskaya is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Emperor Vladimir I with an iron fist, and renowned for its enslaved workforce, irreverence towards religion, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.744 billion Putinskayans 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 large, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ursus Forti. The average income tax rate is 50.9%.

The strong Putinskayan economy, worth 94.5 trillion Kredits a year, is quite specialized and led by the Door-to-door Insurance Sales industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Basket Weaving, and Gambling. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 54,205 Kredits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

Small patches of desolate land across the world are part of Putinskayan sovereign territory, ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward, truncheon-mounted cameras record the beating of criminals in dynamic HD detail, and veterans are directed into environmental cleanup operations. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Putinskaya's national animal is the Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Putinism.

Putinskaya is ranked 51,210th in the world and 1,734th in The North Pacific for Most Extreme, scoring 27.04 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,598thTop
Most Influential: 3,968thLargest Insurance Industry: 4,922ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 8,782ndTop
Most Authoritarian: 16,114th
Largest Insurance Industry: 179th in the regionTop
Most Authoritarian: 700th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 743rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 803rd in the region

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