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First posted 12 April 2012
Flag of the Russian Empire-In-Exile - Update 8 August 2017
Geographic and cultural notes by various contributors
cartography by Taral Wayne - http://www.furaffinity.net/user/saara/
After the Russian Revolutions beginning in 1917, the Russian nobility,
their political supporters, loyalist military, servants, and fellow refugees
were driven out of the Russian mainland. The large Russian colonial islands
of Vostokiye Zemlya became the 'White Russian' isle of refuge and exile.
Ruled by remnants of the most conservative of the nobility, and constantly
Flag of the Russian Empire-in-Exile (on the Vostok Islands), North Pacific
(circa 1919 to present). Design & art by Walter D. Reimer
Larger file here (1.6 MBytes)
threatened by Soviet Russian espionage, economic competition, and military action,
the Vostok Islands are one of the more paranoid & repressive regimes in the world.
With abundant coal, oil, & minerals, and a desperate population of
natives and refugees, Vostok Island has industrialized and re-armed its rulers
to a remarkable degree - enough to be an industrial powerhouse in the Pacific.
Here are some sample visits into Vostokiye culture from our contributors....
The Dark Guardian & the Masked Sasquatch, 1936 - by Stu Shiffman
The misadventures of an American museum expedition to Vostok in 1935
by Stu Shiffman
Saint Anna (of Vostok Island)
(larger file here - 4 MBytes)
illustration by Blackdragon-sama
(A commentary on Saint Anna (and her Order), by Walter Reimer, is here)
Simon Barber's stories of the students of the Songmark Aeronautical Academy
have featured educational trips to the Vostok Islands:
Amelia Bourne-Phipps and her dorm-mates in:
Also, Nancy Rote, and her 'Crusader Dorm'
begin a trip to Vostok during Easter, 1937: