Orthodox Party of Ashukovo

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Orthodox Party of Ashukovo
Leader Edward Jacobs
Founded May 25, 2013
Dissolved June 3, 2017
Headquarters Mladorossija, SC
Newspaper The Mirolian Times
Ideology  • Liberal conservatism
 • Limited Statism
 • Big tent
 • Minority rights
Political position Center
National affiliation Flag of Ashukovo.png Ashukov Federation
Colours Red, Blue
Council of Ministers
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Ashukov Federation

This article is part of the series:
Politics and government of
the Ashukov Federation


Constitution

The Orthodox Party of Ashukovo (Russian: Православная Партия) (commonly referred to as the OP or ПП) was a centrist political party in Ashukovo, the oldest party in the Federation. It was created by Edward Jacobs on May 25, 2013 upon the foundation of Ashukovo. Despite its name, the party did not advocate any religious policies. All current top Ashukov officials have at some point been members of the Orthodox Party. The party dissolved on June 3, 2017 and was replaced by the National Liberty Party

History

The Orthodox Party was established as a right-wing political group, advocating for Ashukov nationalism, political statism and pan-Slavism. This political course was lead by its founder and gathered much support throughout various campaigns between 2013 and 2014. The Party had historically close ties with the National Party of Ashukovo, having formed a coalition called United Ashukovo. The party continued to be a major force during the brief period of active Tsarist rule.

Upon the restoration of Ashukov Federalism in 2017, the party adopted a progressive platform, uniting both the right and the left. Nationalist ideologies have been dropped, and center-oriented policies have been adopted. The Party chose Jacob Huff to be its presidential candidate in the June 2017 elections.

Ideology

The party's core economic view is that of liberal conservatism and very limited statism. The OP believes in a strong, united Ashukov state, a more centralized federal system and aims to promote the rights of minorities, including non-Orthodox and non-Slavic citizens. Internationally, the Orthodox Party advocates closer co-operation with other nations and greater influence over the internet segment of micronations.

The party has repeatedly critisized far-left populism and communism.

Timeline of OP Leaders

Picture Name Term start Term end Notes
Coat of Arms of Ashukovo.png Edward Jacobs May 25, 2013 June 3, 2017 Founder of the party. Held virtually every top-ranking office (including those of the President and the Prime Minister).