The Kodiak Commune

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This article is a timeline of the events surrounding and during the Rebellion.

All dates were calculated with the Kodiak RP Time Calculator.

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  • November 19 - Daniel Anderson, leader of the Kodiak Social Alliance, is poisoned in the KSA party room in Rykkburgh.
  • November 22 - Strikers in the southern provinces shut down key infrastructure such as the postal services, energy facilities and the railroads. They demand, among others, a doubling of wages, reduced working hours, and improved workplace conditions.
President Kryos' car after his attempted assassination
  • November 25 -
  • The strike in Skjokalade escalates with strikers aligned with the 'People's Vanguard' destroying a gas power plant, plunging the province into a blackout. A post office in the province was destroyed.
  • President Kryos meets with striker leaders to negotiate an end to the strike. He was subjected to a failed assassination when his car was blown up, leaving his driver dead. Kryos was left with severe burns and extensive trauma. He also went into a coma.
  • November 27 -
  • Chancellor Maltravers orders in the army and police to stop the strike.
  • The Kodiak Commune is proclaimed as the 'People's Vanguard' takes regional centres.
  • Right wing politician Everett Grey, MGA proclaims the National Militia, a private army, to combat the Commune.
  • Everett Grey commits suicide in response to the General Assembly motioning to impeach him over the formation of the National Militia.
  • November 28 - Acting Defence Minister Simmons orders the army and police into Commune gains in Karputska. The operation was successful as the rail lines were reclaimed
  • December 11 - Chancellor Maltravers orders a 6am to 6pm curfew for MGAs and civil servants.
  • December 18 -
  • Chancellor Maltravers orders a national curfew from 6:50pm to 7:30am.
  • Chancellor Maltravers declares a state of war against the Commune.
  • December 26 - Josef Kovac, MGA introduces the Declaration of War Against the Kodiak Commune (663). It is passed 11:7 in the General Assembly on March 27, 664.
  • December 28 - Kodiak Commune gains considerable ground in Skjokalade, and captures military hardware from the Kodiak Army.

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  • January 14
  • Former Kodiak Chancellor Patrick Barber defects to the Commune and assumes the role of Chairman of the Council of Ministers.
  • Commune forces attempt an assault on Kavergrith province. The Kodiak Army pushes them back and reclaims the village of Mollyrood.
  • Chancellor Maltravers introduces The National Defense Authorization Act Amendment to the General Assembly. It is passed 16:3 in the General Assembly on June 3.
  • Kodiak Commune fast cruisers attack naval forces off the coast of Skjokalade. The Kodiak Navy loses two destroyers, the KNS Valiant and the KNS Guardian. The Heavy Cruiser KNS Godsith suffers heavy damage. 23 sailors died in the battle.
Commune soldiers in Crystal City
  • March 1 - President Kryos exits his coma sustained after his attempted assassination.
  • March 3 - Crystal City comes under siege by Commune forces, with them pushing into the city centre.
  • April 8 - The leaders of Kodiak and the Commune enter into a three day ceasefire to aid in the evacuation of civilians and government forces from Crystal City.
  • April 27 - Josef Kovac, MGA tables the Resolution to Investigate Foreign Assistance to Internal Dissenters, (664). It is passed in the General Assembly on July 2.
  • May 1 - Chancellor Maltravers orders the removal of troops from Skjokalade.
  • May 10 - Defence Minister Fjord Montgomery II makes a visit to the front.
  • June 7 - The Kodiak Commune captures the entirety of Skjokalade.
  • June 11 - The Kodiak Commune forms the People's Council, a legislature made of delegates from Skjokalade. Among the first decisions made by the Council was to nationalise industry of the province.
  • June 30 - The Government of the United Kingdom declares its support for Kodiak.
  • July 4 - The Empire of the Walbard Union declares its support for Kodiak.
  • July 7 -
  • The Kodiak Army attempts an assault on Commune territory. The assault resulted in minimal territorial changes and heavy casualties.
  • Workers' International threatens to remove The Kodiak Workers' Party from the organization citing 'revisionist and anti-socialist rhetoric'.
  • July 29 - The Ministry of Defence reorganizes the army high command. The KWP accuses the government of political bias in the reassignments as the two officers reassigned were known KWP supporters.
  • August 3 - Major General Trenton Hayes, of the 1st Training Division, resigns his position as he claims his reassignment was the result of the government's political manoeuvring.
  • August 4 - Recently dismissed Brigadier General Alistair Crane defects to the Kodiak Commune alongside around two battalions worth of Kodiak soldiers.
  • September 10 - Minister for Social Services Sergei Urisko disappears under suspicious circumstances.
  • October 6 - The Kodiak Army under Field Marshall Falkenridge recapture the village of Mollyrood. Patrick Barber, leader of the Commune, is captured in this assault. He is found severely beaten.
  • October 10 - Bernard Glocke, MGA nominates Field Marshal Falkenridge for the Guelderlaand Award for the capture of Patrick Barber. It is passed 10:4 in the General Assembly on November 19.
Patrick Barber arraigned in Rykkburgh
  • October 14 - Minister for Industry, Edmund Marwood, is removed from the Assembly Chambers by the President. This is seen as silencing the opposition by the NUP, whilst the KWP defended the actions of President Kryos.
  • November 6 - The General Assembly confirms Alexander Paramount, MGA as Minister for Social Services.
  • November 13 -
  • The Kodiak Army advances on Crystal City, with both sides sustaining heavy casualties.
  • A pro-Commune uprising occurs in Astroberg, but is supressed by local law enforcement. Five rioters die in the police response
  • Patrick Barber is arraigned on charges of treason. The KWP protests Barber's poor treatment in remand.
  • December 2 - Deputy Chancellor Bill Simmons introduces the Amendment to The Policing Act, 645, a bill to increase the funding of the State Bureau of Investigations. It was passed 6:5 on May 25, 665.
  • December 5 - A report by James David, a senior fellow at the University of Sadore, links younger male supporters the KWP and KSA to supporting the Commune.
  • December 11 - A pro-Commune terrorist attempts to take the life an NUP MGA by setting off an explosion outside the members' offices in the General Assembly. Two security personnel were injured.

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Victorious Kodiaker soldiers in Crystal City
  • January 1 - John Edwards, MGA introduces an investigation into civilian deaths in the Astroburg Uprising. It was passed 10:6 in the General Assembly on June 2.
  • January 3 - The Kodiak Army alongside troops from the Empire of the Walbard Union, regain control of Crystal City. The Commune government hastily evacuated the city. In the retreat, Commune forces sabotaged key infrastructure such as the airport and seaport as well as placing traps.
  • July 1 - The Campaign Season for the General Election of 666 begins.
  • July 15 - The report into the Astroburg uprising is published.
  • July 17 - Heavily Armed Commune supporters attack and seize the Graz Convention Hall, at the time hosting a National Unity Party fundraiser. The initial attack cost the lives of six and wounded twelve. Some attribute the attack as a retribution for the capture of Patrick Barber. Other protestors gathered in the city square.
  • July 18 - Additional police were called in to defend the Seathenia Provincial Courthouse from the protestors.
Kodiaker Police outside Seathenia Provincial Courthouse
  • July 19 -
  • Armed protestors in Graz fired at police and attempted to gain control Seathenia Provincial Courthouse. Local businesses were also targeted.
  • Military trainees were called in from local training facility.
  • Around one hundred were killed in the attack. The following are the most notable of the confirmed dead: Edmund Marwood, Minister for Industry and member for Pine Ridge, Peter Ashford member for Graz-Central, Charles Reddington III, member for Beauclarke, Eleanor Hargreave-Smythe, member for Budd, Reginald Fortesque, member for Grey, Beatrice Winterbourne, member for Grey-South, and Arthur Ravenscroft, member for Staro.
  • Graz was put under curfew.
  • July 27 - The Kodiak Navy sinks the Commune's fast cruisers off the coast of Skjokolade. The Navy sustained 769 casualties including 184 dead and lost three destroyers. The recently refurbished KNS Godsith was also heavily damaged. From the captured sailors, more that fifty were from the People's Republic of Wintercrest.
  • August 9 - Chancellor Maltravers meets with the families of the victims of the attacks of July 19.
  • September 5 - Commune supporters march into Bethaven, but are repelled the Bethaven Militia, a citizens militia. Bethaven Town Market was destroyed in the fighting.
  • September 19 -
  • Local 'citizens militias' are formed in Godsith and Seathenia. Some groups set up road blocks and checkpoints, which are removed by law enforcement.
  • Deputy Chancellor Simmons declares martial law in Seathania and Godsith
  • November 9 -

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  • January 1 - Polls open around the country, with an increased police presence. Voters were reportedly uneasy, whilst KWP leaders slam the decision as an abuse of power.
  • January 3 -
  • A Pro-commune terrorist careened a van into a polling station line in suburban Graz. The attack and subsequent police response resulted in the deaths of ten and fifty-three injured.
  • Chancellor Maltravers orders in a regiment of the Kodiak Army and additional Kodiak National Police to reinforce Graz.
Kodiak National Front soldiers on the outskirts of Graz
  • February 11 - Chancellor Maltravers and President Williams win the election.
  • April 9 - The Kodiak National Front is formed in Graz. They vow to fight against vigilante militia groups and government inaction in Seathania.
  • April 16 - The Kodiak National Front is integrated into the Kodiak Army. The move was criticised by the KWP as they viewed it as hypocritical. They also questioned the legality of the decision, as it was enacted without the approval of the Assembly.
  • June 11 - Commune rebels gain further ground in Graz. Rumours circulate of a sweeping offensive in Skjokalade by Field Marshall Falkenridge.
  • July 9 - Minister of Transportation Joe Fala calls for negotiations between the Commune and the Kodiak government. He is met with backlash from the Chancellor and members of the NUP as it opposed the government's stance of no negotiation with the terrorists.
  • July 31 -
  • A KNF Rally is held in the town of Luton, Seathania. It is attended by Minister of Law and Order María Sanz-Cortés and Colonel Jessica Sinclair of the Kodiak Army, commanding officer of the KNF. Commune supporters embedded themselves into the crowd and began to heckle. KNF soldiers retaliate, resulting in the deaths of seventy-two protestors.
  • MGAs including President Williams and former president Kryos decry the use of the KNF as law enforcement.
  • Transportation Minister Fala is dismissed and Health Minister Kovac resigns from their ministries. Fala was dismissed by Chancellor Maltravers due to conflicting views on the government's handling of the Commune. Kovac then resigned in protest.
  • President Williams announces the disintegration of the DPPK-NUP coalition
  • Maltravers hastily appoints Law and Order Minister Sanz-Cortes as acting Health Minister.
  • October 29 - Joe Fala files an amicus brief with the High Court to challenge the KNF's response to protest at Luton.
  • November 1 - Jacob Sandford is appointed acting Transportation Minister.

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