Ruthenia

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Empire rankRuthenia
Ruthenia.png
Primary culture
Ruthenian (East Slavic)

Capital province
Kiev (280)

Government
TsardomGovernment monarchy.png

State religion
OrthodoxOrthodox.png

Technology group
EasternEastern technology group
For the region, see Ruthenia (region).

Ruthenia represents a unified successor state to the legacy of Kievan Rus' centered in Ukraine. Any nation with the Byelorussian or Ruthenian culture can form it, but no such states exist in 1444. Flag of Zaporozhie Zaporozhie, which exists from 1555 to 1755, is the only nation with Ruthenian culture to exist in any start. Other nations wishing to form Ruthenia will have to change their culture first; Flag of Lithuania Lithuania is the best-positioned state to do so in 1444. It is also possible to release and play as a Ruthenian vassal from Flag of Lithuania Lithuania or Flag of Poland Poland, or to make a custom nation with the right culture.

Tsardom[edit]

The Tsardom is a special government for Flag of Russia Russia and Flag of Ruthenia Ruthenia with fixed Empire rank empire rank that shares its core mechanics with Russian principalities (locked Duchy rank duchy rank), of which it's an evolution. Only Russian principalities or Veche Republics will gain this government form upon forming the two aforementioned countries.

The Tsardom has the following benefits:

  • National manpower modifier.png +20% National manpower modifier
  • Autonomy.png −0.05 Monthly autonomy change
  • Number of states.png +5 Number of states
  • Yearly absolutism.png +0.1 Yearly absolutism

Special Russian Government Type Abilities[edit]

Each year, this government gathers 3 + ruler skill progress in each monarch power category (Administrative power.png/Diplomatic power.png/Military power.png). Once 100 progress in a category is reached, the related Tab domestic government.png government interaction can be activated:

  • Administrative power.pngReform Sudebnik: Local autonomy.png−10% Local autonomy in all provinces
  • Diplomatic power.pngSupport Oprichnina: −30% progress for all rebel factions
  • Military power.pngRaise Streltsy: Icon war exhaustion.png−2 War exhaustion, raises 20% of forcelimit as streltsy units in the capital.

If not activated the points continue to gather until 150 is reached and any more is lost.

Fabricate Claim on Area[edit]

A tsardom can claim an entire area owned by a country instead of individual provinces for just +50% the spy network cost. Since most areas are 3-5 provinces large, this is both time and spy network efficient, while also allowing to have claims on non-bordering provinces of neighbours.

Formation[edit]

Execute decision.pngReclaim Ruthenian Legacy


Centuries ago the land of the Rus' was united under a single banner and ruled from the legendary city Kiev. But then came the Mongol hordes, advancing from the great steppe, pillaging and burning. They destroyed our kremlins and the towns fell one by one, even Kiev itself could not avoid this fate. In terror our people fled the plains of Rus' and went north. Into the forests and hinterlands of the land we today call Russia.
Now a new and arrogant city of the north is on the rise. It draws in the petty states around it and its ruler envisions a new Rus'. A Rus' centered in Moscow and not Kiev.
However us Ruthenians will not go silent into the pages of history. We will not allow newcomers and pretenders to claim the legacy of our forefathers. Kiev shall rise once gain and we shall restore it to its former glory and splendor. So too shall the Rus'.


 
Potential requirements

Flag of Ruthenia Ruthenia does not exist.
The country:

If the country is Ai-Controlled then it:

Allow

The country:


Effects

The country:

If Flag of Ruthenia Ruthenia:

  • is a member of the Holy Roman Empire and not an elector or the emperor
    • then all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • is a duchy or a kingdom
    • then it becomes an Empire rank empire.
  • has Veche Republic or Russian Principality government
    • then it becomes a Tsardom.
  • does not have custom ideas
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