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May sees territorial expansions for the Principality

15 May 2020

Last three days 4 land plots were annexed to the Principality. Three of which lay in Anatolia and the other in North Carolina, US. This territorial expansion seems to go against fears of some that Montescano would become inactive after the secession ...

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Council of State declares marriage as a union between a man and a woman

7 May 2020

The Council of State of the Principality of has voted to declare marriage as a lifelong union between one man and one woman "intended by God for their mutual joy; for the help and comfort given one another in prosperity and adversity; and, when it is...

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Sovereign Prince outlaws dual citizenship

2 May 2020

His Highness the Sovereign Prince passed a decree outlawing dual citizenship with other states, with a few exceptions made. This decree is most likely the outcome of sharing citizens with many other micronations, a common problem in micronationality....

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Montescano leaves GUM

10 April 2020

Montescano has withdrawn from the 'Grand Unified Micronational' organisation following a vote held yesterday in the Council of State, which was unanimously approved by those presents (4 votes in support and no opposition and abstentions). The decisio...

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Montescano approves nationwide quarantine

10 March 2020

The Council of State has approved a decision to declare a nationwide quarantine in Montescano, following increasing reports of infected in areas near various territorial claims and subjects' residences. The nationwide quarantine was approved by 5 vot...

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"Pavlovianness Act" passed

29 January 2020

Yesterday, the Council of State published the 1 Dion. al. 25 (Pavlovianness Act) which sought to enshrine the preservation and promotion of various aspects of Montescano's Pavlovian heritage in law. The Act was passed by a vast majority, with 6 in su...

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Political factions reform act passed; opens up political participation for subjects

27 January 2020

The Council of State passed the "1 Dion. al. 24: Political factions reform act" by a unanimous majority of six in support and no opposition or abstentions. The Act reforms the laws regarding political factions, including changing the legal definition...

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New faction created by Viscount of Royan

27 January 2020

Following the passage of the "Political faction reform act", Lord Mar D'Israeli, Viscount of Royan, Secretary of the Princely Mint and owner of 33% of shares within the Vorstelijke Mar D'Israeli van Royan Bank, has taken the decision to establish Mon...

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Lord Newton: Montescano is far more structurally advanced than Pavlov

24 January 2020

Earlier this week, the Beloozero and Rus' Culture act was passed in the Council of State, which marks a new era of Montescanin statehood. For starters it annexes a small plot of land in Southern Ukraine as the County of Beloozero belonging to the cou...

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Grahamland reclaimed as Overseas Territory

23 January 2020

Dionsiypol 23 January 2020 - the office of HSH the Sovereign Prince has published the Princely Ordinance 1 Dion. po. 29 confirming the claims of the Principality over the former Pavlovian Themes of Hrejmanna and the Isles located on Graham land in An...

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Montescano leaves Konmalehth

20 January 2020

Montescano formally withdrew from the Konmalehth following the approval of the Konmalehth Withdrawal Act by the Council of State. The Act was passed within the Council of State unanimously by 5 votes in support against no abstentions or opposition. T...

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Montescano bans fur farming

18 December 2019

Yesterday, the Council of State passed an act proposed by His Serene Highness prohibiting fur farming and slaughter of animals solely or primarily for their fur. The act was passed by 5 votes, 2 abstains and no opposition. Fur farming is the practic...

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Factions legalized; first faction established

11 December 2019

The Council of State has approved the "Political factions act", allowing members of the council to create political factions (voluntary association of subjects or residents based on ideology, similar to political parties) and regulating their operati...

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Montescano prohibits cross-dressing

28 November 2019

The "Prohibition of Cross Dressing and Transvestitism Act" was unanimously approved by 3 votes and later ratified by His Serene Highness Sovereign Prince Dionisiy I, the act prohibits cross-dressing and condemns transvestitism. Cross-dressing and tra...

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Manorial act passed by Landtag

20 November 2019

The Landtag of has passed an act establishing the status of Manor ("Heerlijkheid") and defining their types and administration. The act declares that Manors shall be (inherited) division of a Barony in the countryside, under the local jurisdiction of...

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Marriages and divorces codified

6 October 2019

In an act of the Landtag, the Nobles of the Principality established regulations regarding marriages and divorce within the borders of the Principality.First the act confirms the status of marriage as a holy sacrament which can only be enacted by the...

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Lord Christian Newton, Viscount of Cape Hatteras appointed Governor of Psatura

23 July 2019

In a Princely ordinance (1 Dion. po. 12) proclaimed today, the governance of two of the Montescanesque Overseas Territories were established. Lord Christian Newton, Viscount of Cape Hatteras - a former Pavlovian Head of Government - who was recently...

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New County to join the Principality

18 July 2019

Finishing talks between HSH the Sovereign prince and his full cousin Mirza Biessot du Hommer-Feschotte-Böçkün, Purmerland a small strip of land in Northern Netherlands was annexed to the Principality.According to 1 Dion. po. 11, Purmerland was ann...

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New website launched

15 July 2019

NIEUWENDAM - 16 July 2019. After a month of preliminary studies and a week of construction, the new website for Montescano has been presented.Developed to replace the temporary Wordpress site, the new one was totally re-written, and comes with a resp...

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