The Don-Kuban Union is a country in the Northern Caucasus. It borders Russia to the north, Alash Orda to the east, Azerbaijan and Georgia to the south and Ukraine to the west.
The Cossacks of the Don and Kuban regions served the Tsars since the seventeenth century as elite troops and bodyguards - and were granted extensive rights in return. After the collapse of the Empire into revolution the Cossack general Petr Krasnov sided with the Whites, and in 1919 established 'the Liberation Circle of Don' which proclaimed the region's independence from Russia and establishing Krasnov as 'Ataman' (effectively dictator) of the new country but with much rebellion like the famous one as the rebellions of krasnaya street were armed Kuban cossacks in Yekaterinodar took too the streets to contest Krasnov's rule and battling his forces all across the city as they saw him as putting direct rule over Kuban and not giving the autonomy which they had agreed with resulting in a massacre of them by his forces as they were stomped by there superior German lend leased weapons, although Yekaterinodar is the capital of don-kuban it is still seeing by the countless nationalist Kuban cossacks as a the last free spot for true cossack freedom.
Although originally meant to be incorporated into the Unified Russia after the end of the Russian Civil War, Krasnov (with significant German diplomatic support) managed to retain the independence of his little empire, which now bears the name of Don-Kuban Union. The state possesses very little industry although it has major agricultural development far exceeding what many central European countries have, even contesting Ukraine as its main rival in that sphere. Although that they still don't have much and what they do have is geared to support the Cossack military caste - the only part of the population enjoying full political rights (the rest being serfs compelled to provide military needs). The Cossacks are currently content to stay within their lands, but who knows what opportunities the future may hold - with the unstable situation to the south in the Caucasus, increasing tensions over Cossack garrisons in Alash Orda and the politically unstable regime in Russia could all give rise to an opportunity for the Don-Kuban to gain both new lands, and new helots.
Hetman: Petr Krasnov
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Viktor Fausek
Minister of Finance: Dimitri Grabbe-Nikitin
Minister of Justice: Alexei Friedmann
Head of the Brotherhood of Russian Truth: Gleb Krzhizhanovsky
Minister of War: Razak Hadjiev
Chief of Army: Sergei Korovalcheff
Chief of Navy: Ignatz Dmyrkin
Chief of the Air Force: Nikifor Gapon
The Cossack Army is comprised of two infantry divisions, but its most important units are its four cavalry divisions.
Although sometimes troubling it has a neutral relationship with Russia and good relations with Allah Orda, Armenia and Azerbaijan, while having horrible relations with Ottomans, Georgians and Ukrainians.