2023 Rhaynan Lockdown Period Events

Every four years of government, the Rhaynan borders are locked to everyone (except Rhaynan citizens and important international figures with an special government permision) for 2 months. From 6 March to the day of the elections, 6 May, to offer democratic security in the elections.

During this period, various local and national events are done in celebration of the victory of the Rhaynan forces and people against the fascist faction in the Rhaynan Civil War, and commemoration of the victims and heroes of the war.

(This topic was made in preparation of 6 March, 2023)


Rhaynan National Front

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the southern regions of Alla-gy and Nea-gy (Keponia and Boinonia respectively) were facing economic difficulties, rising unemployment, and growing social unrest. Many citizens felt that the Socialist Party, which had dominated Rhaynan politics for decades, was failing to address their needs and concerns.

Out of this frustration, a group of activists and intellectuals founded the Rhaynan National Front (REM) in 1984. The party’s platform was based on a mixture of conservative and populist ideas, emphasizing national pride, cultural identity, and economic freedom with slight protectionism.

At first, the REM struggled to gain traction, as the Socialist Party still had a firm grip on the public vote. However, the REM slowly built up a base of support in the southern provinces, where many residents felt neglected by the national government. The party’s message of standing up for Rhaynan interests resonated with people who felt marginalized by the dominant political elites.

In 1991, the REM made its first electoral breakthrough, winning several provincial seats in Alla-gy and Nea-gy. The party’s leaders promised to bring jobs and investment to the southern provinces, and many voters saw them as a fresh alternative to the old political establishment.

Over the next few years, the REM continued to build momentum, winning more local elections and gradually expanding its influence across the south. However, the party faced significant resistance from the Socialist Party and other left-leaning groups, who accused them of promoting nationalism and xenophobia.

Despite these challenges, the REM persisted, and in the early 2000s, they began to set their sights on the national government. In the 2003 general election, the RNP won some seatps in the Rhaynan Vouli, but they were still far from being able to have some relevance. Nevertheless, the party’s leaders saw this as a sign of progress and redoubled their efforts to build support across the country.

In the years that followed, the REM continued to gain ground, winning more seats in Alla-gyan and Nea-gyan provinces, and gaining the support of people that felt left behind by central government. However, the party also faced growing criticism from human rights organizations and progressive groups, who accused them of promoting anti-democratic and discriminatory policies.

Despite these challenges, the REM remains a potent force in Rhaynan politics, especially in the southern provinces where they first gained a foothold. While they have never held the national government or any charge in the state of Rhayna, their leaders remain committed to their vision of a strong and prosperous Rhayna.


Rhaynan Socialist Party

The Rhaynan Socialist Party (RSK) is a political party in the United Provinces of Rhayna, Alla-gy and Nea-gy. The party was founded in 1965 as a result of the transition from a single-party communist government to a multi-party system upon the creation of the UPRAN after the Civil War. The RSK is considered to be center-left in the political spectrum and is the largest party in the country.

The Rhaynan Socialist Party has its roots in the Rhayna’s Workers Front, an illegal political party that was founded in 1919. The party was based on Marxist ideology and sought to establish a socialist state in the Republic of Rhayna. In 1923, the party led a successful revolution and established the People’s Republic of Rhayna, which was a one-party communist state. The Rhaynan Communist Party, as the Workers Front was renamed, governed the country until the mid-1960s.

In 1965, the Rhaynan Communist Party agreed to the establishment of a multi-party system in the United Provinces of Rhayna, Alla-gy and Nea-gy. The party changed its name to the Rhaynan Socialist Party and transitioned to a more moderate socialist ideology. The RSP won the first democratic elections in 1967 and has been the dominant political party in the country ever since.

The Rhaynan Socialist Party’s ideology is based on democratic socialism. The party supports a mixed economy with a strong welfare state and public ownership of key industries such as healthcare, education, and energy. The RSK also supports in a slight way environmentalism, LGBT rights, and gender equality, although some experts believe they haven’t done it fast enough or with enough support.

The party’s policies include free healthcare and education, a progressive tax system, the establishment of a universal basic income and the expansion of workers’ rights.

The party has a youth wing called the Rhaynan Socialist Youth, which is responsible for mobilizing young people to participate in the party’s activities. The RSK also has a women’s organization, which promotes gender equality and women’s rights within the party and in society as a whole.

Since its establishment as a legal political party in 1965, the Rhaynan Socialist Party has been the dominant political force in the United Provinces of Rhayna, Alla-gy and Nea-gy. The RSP has won every national election since the transition to a multi-party system in 1968. The party’s support has fluctuated between 60% and 80% of the vote in most elections.

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Rhayna Labour Party

The Rhaynan Labour Party (REK) is a political party in the United Provinces of Rhayna, Alla-gy, and Nea-gy. The party was founded in the early 21st century in response to what its members saw as the failure of the Rhaynan Socialist Party (RSK) to uphold true socialist values.

The REK sees itself as a more radical and uncompromising alternative to the RSK, which it accuses of abandoning communist ideology and becoming too moderate. The party’s main platform is the promotion of industrial progress in Nea-gy and Alla-gy, and it believes that environmental protection laws and regulations have been a hindrance to this progress. The REK advocates for softer measures than those established by the Rhaynan Socialist Party, arguing that they impede economic growth.

The REK is known for its populist rhetoric, criticizing what it sees as the elites’ abandonment of the working class. The party is also critical of the RSK’s policies towards Alla-gy and Nea-gy, which it believes have neglected the needs of the local population.

Critics of the REK argue that the party’s focus on industrial progress comes at the expense of the environment and the well-being of workers. Some have accused the party of being too aligned with business interests and ignoring the needs of marginalized communities, civil rights and social progress in the pursuit of economic growth.

The REK has been active in the United Provinces’ political scene since its inception, running candidates in local and national elections. While the party has yet to win a majority in any government, it has garnered a significant following among workers and those disillusioned with the RSK’s policies.

Rhaynan National Day

The Rhaynan National Day, also known as Unity Day, is a public holiday celebrated annually on May 6th in the United Provinces of Rhayna, Alla-gy, and Nea-gy, the same day as the General Elections. The holiday commemorates the unification of the three regions on May 6th, 1965, which led to the formation of the current federal republic of the UPRAN.

The celebration typically begins with a flag-raising ceremony of the national and the local flags of each region at government buildings and public spaces, followed by parades and processions that involve local schools, community groups, and military bands. The national anthem is played, and the public observes a moment of silence in honor of those who fought and sacrificed in unity against the fascist threat and and the division of the Civil War.

One of the highlights of the celebration is the “Union Fair”, where people gather to enjoy traditional food, music, and dance from various regions of the three states. The fair is usually held in large public parks and is a lively and colorful event where people from all backgrounds participate.

Another significant event during the national day celebrations is the prytanis’ address to the nation. The prytanis addresses the public on television and radio for one last time before leaving the government, highlighting the achievements of the country and the state of the nation.

The celebration of the Rhaynan National Day is an essential symbol of national unity and pride for the people of the UPRAN, although with the years the celebration has been losing its original meaning of unity and collaboration.