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Baltic Federation
Balti Föderatsioon (Estonian)

Baltijos Federacija (Lithuanian)

Baltijas Federācija (Latvian)
Timeline: Principia Moderni IV (Map Game)
OTL equivalent: Baltic States
Russian Empire Flag (PMIV) Russia
1918 - Present
Flag of the Baltic Republic (No Belgium).svg Coat of Arms of Baltica (No Napoleon).svg
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: 
MOTTO
1919 Baltic Federation (PMIV).png
Map of the Baltic Federation (1919)
Capital
(and largest city)
Riga
Other cities Tallinn, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Tartu, Daugavpils, Liepaja
Official languages Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian
Regional Languages German, Russian
Ethnic groups  Baltic, German, Russian
Religion Roman Catholicism
Demonym Baltic
Government Republican Federation
 -  President Pavils Jansons
Legislature Federation Council
History
Population
 -  1919 estimate Eight million 
Currency Baltic valūta ($ \overline{v} $)
The Baltic Federation (Estonian: Balti Föderatsioon; Lithuanian: Baltijos Federacija; Latvian: Baltijas Federācija; German: Baltische Föderation; Russian: Балтийская федерация) is a nation in northeastern Europe. Established in 1918 - in the midst of the Great War and the aftermath of the Russo-Belkan War - the Baltic Federation is a multi-ethnic nation consisting of various Baltic peoples that had previously been under Russian control.

History

The history of the Baltic Federation, in its current form, can be traced directly back to 1917, which saw the formation of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Baltica - a resistance group of Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian nationalists who came together to oppose Russian rule. However, the history of the region can be traced back further - as the last time the member states were under the same rule was during the days of the Teutonic Order.

Early History

Occupation

Liberation

Government

Federation Council

The Federation Council is the legislature of the Baltic Federation. It is comprised of Councilors from each member state, with the total number of Councilors from each being determined by the respective populations.

The Federation Council was established in 1919 by its predecessor, the Popular Front Council, which was comprised of leading nationalists from the ruling Popular Front for the Liberation of Baltica. The 1919-present Federation Council does not have elected representation, but was instead formed by the leadership of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Baltica designating Councilors to serve on the Council.

Member states

From its foundation in 1918, the Baltic Federation was a group of six member states. These entities are de jure sovereigns, as they comprise the Federation's system of government. 

Flag State Capital

Population (1919)

Map

Council Delegates

Aukštaitija Flag Aukštaitija Kaunas 1.2 million 1919 Aukštaitija (PMIV)
Revised flag of Courland Courland Liepaja 1.3 million 1919 Courland (PMIV)
Arminia lipp Estonia Tallinn One million 1919 Estonia (PMIV)
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991–1995) Latgallia Daugavpils 1.1 million 1919 Latgallia (PMIV)
Samogitia (PMIV) Samogitia Klaipeda 1.4 million 1919 Samogitia (PMIV)
Vidzeme Flag (PMIV) Vidzeme Riga Two million 1919 Vidzeme (PMIV)

Foreign Relations

Intermarium

The cornerstone of Baltic diplomacy rests with Intermarium, a trilateral alliance and economic integration project between the Baltic Federation, Poland, and Scandinavia. Shortly after declaring independence in 1918, Intermarium - led at the time by Poland - was founded in 1919.

Other Friends

A key partner of the Baltic Federation has been Belka. Many Baltic nationalists fought alongside Belka in the Belko-Russian War that preceded the Great War. Since then, a great friendship has emerged between the two nations, supported by their common enmity towards Russia.

Similarly, Egypt and Alaska were each quick to recognize Baltic independence - owing to hostile relations with Russia. 

Enemies

The primary geopolitical enemy of the Baltic Federation is Russia. Having declared independence from Russia in 1918, the Federation has been in a de jure state of war with Russia since. However, little actual conflict has occurred since the expulsion of Russian soldiers in 1918. However, a blockade of some Baltic ports remains in place.

Military

As of 1919, the Army of the Baltic Federation consists of 500,000 soldiers. The nation is fully mobilized, with defensive fortifications being a major use of the military as the Federation fears a pending Russian invasion.

Economy

The currency of the Baltic Federation is the valūta ($ \overline{v} $).

With the economic crisis of the 1920s currently ongoing, alongside a partial blockade of Baltic ports by Russian adversaries, the economy of the Baltic Federation has been in dire straits.

Culture

Footnotes

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