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The Federal Republic of UUR

“Remember, remember the 5th of November.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Excessive

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Balder

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The Federal Republic of UUR is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls. The compassionate, intelligent population of 4.139 billion UURians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it concentrates mainly on Education, although Social Welfare and Healthcare are on the agenda. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Thorium. The average income tax rate is 94%, and even higher for the wealthy. Private enterprise is illegal, but for those in the know there is a slick and highly efficient black market in Book Publishing.

The government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters, foreigners with shady pasts are fleeing the country, cremation is compulsory for the deceased, and birth rates have hit an all-time low. Crime is totally unknown. UUR's national animal is the Two Headed Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Xeno.

UUR is ranked 266th in Balder and 6,367th in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring 10 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 2 days 16 hours ago

  • 1 day 6 hours ago: UUR was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Public Transport Department (last census: Top 5%).
  • 1 day 6 hours ago: UUR was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in UUR, birth rates have hit an all-time low.
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in UUR, cremation is compulsory for the deceased.
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in UUR, foreigners with shady pasts are fleeing the country.
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in UUR, the government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters.
  • 2 days 16 hours ago: UUR was admitted to the World Assembly.
  • 2 days 17 hours ago: UUR applied to join the World Assembly.
  • 13 days ago: UUR was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Godforsaken.
  • 14 days ago: UUR fell out of the world Top 10% for Most World Assembly Endorsements.

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