When we discuss the history and current affairs of Urando, most of our attention goes to the Big 5 states. However, there are about 60 other nations on this planet and each of them has it own interesting culture and history. Today we will have a closer look at the mysterious island nation of Lainousta. Continue reading →
Atrahasis is one of the key founders of the Republic of Elynesa and his influence on its society can hardly be overestimated. Though by far one of the most powerful persons of the 21st century, he is covered with mysteries. Many facts are unknown to the general public and to some extent his identity is deliberate creation of the Elynesian government. Continue reading →
Astrid Fredrika Svedhem (AFS) is one of Elynesia’s most known film directors. Her work is generally believed to be the summum of Elynesian cinema. So here a brief excerpt of her filmography: Continue reading →
Under Elynesian federal law numerous acts are illegal. Here a few things that are usually legal but not in the Republic of Elynesia:
- Ballroom dancing
- Hormonal contraception (i.e. “the pill”)
- SpongeBob SquarePants
These are the prohibitions that foreigners should be most aware of – before entering the country.
One cannot really discuss the economic history of Elynesia without having to address the fiscal an monetary policies pursued by the various governments. Though it is not our intention to explore all the specific choices various governments and EMA boards have made, but instead we will focus on the general principles that have guided the country’s overall macro-economic policy. And these ones have consistently stable of the last few centuries. Continue reading →
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In 1895 the mayor of the capital of Fruytanya, Kisslar staged a coup against the corrupt and highly unpopular Atèh-ser of the country. The monarchy was subsequently abolished and Fruytanya becomes a republic with Kisslar as president.
His politics could be described to a Terrestrial audience as a mixture of conservatism, nationalism, socialism and authoritarianism. Though the Kisslar regime was harsh, the government enjoyed wide popular support, especially after the crack down of the rampant corruption that plagued the country for decades. Continue reading →
Being one of the largest economies in human history, Elynesia is an attractive destination for foreign business people. However, doing business in Elynesia has certain pitfalls. Therefore here some dos and dont’s. Continue reading →