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Karno-Ruthenian Protectorate of Socotra
Arabic: محمية سقطرى
Flag Coat of arms
Status Karno-Ruthenian Overseas Protectorate
and largest city
Official languages English
Ethnic groups (2018) Soqotris
South Arabians
Demonym Soqotri
Government Colonial administration under
constitutional monarchy
 •  Head of State Oscar I
 •  Governor-General Ivan of Lamburg
Legislature Imperial Diet
Independence from the Republic of Yemen
 •  Declared 14 September 2015 
 •  Treaty of Saint Michael of Socotra 16 August 2018 
 •  Total 3.796 km2
1 sq mi
Currency Ruthenian Mark (RMK)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
a. Location: Socotra, Yemen

The Karno-Ruthenian Protectorate of Socotra is a protectorate of the Karno-Ruthenian Empire and is located in Socotra, Republic of Yemen.

It was founded by the Lemurian Imperial Government on 14 September 2015, in response to rising tensions, wars, and rumors of wars, in a proclamation issued by the Throne ibn order to create an Imperial Protectorate in the Socotran Archipelago[1].

On 16 August 2018, Emperor-King Oscar of Karnia-Ruthenia and Duke Michael of Solisia as Representative of Lemurian Empire, Captain-General of the Realm and Knight Grand Commander of the Lemurian Sword, signed the Treaty of Saint Michael of Socotra, which ensured that Lemuria would deliver the sovereignty over the Archipelago of Socotra (including Socotra Island, Abd al Kuri, Darsah and Samhah, hereinafter referred to as Socotra) with effect from 01 September 2018 and the Karno-Ruthenian Government declared that it would annex Socotra to the Empire with effect from 01 September 2018.

The parties agreed to keep the terms of the treaty indefinitely, preserving the conditions that provide the signing of the treaty, stating that if the implementation of the treaty becomes infeasible to both parties, the signatories would to restore the status quo ante. The treaty also provides that Socotra would be a protectorate under imperial administration and the Karno-Ruthenian Government also declared its basic policies regarding Socotra.

On 20 December 2018, Ivan of Lamburg was appointed as the first Governor-General.

List of Governors-General of Socotra[edit | edit source]

No. Name Portrait Office Sovereign
I vacant 01 September
20 December
Emperor-King Oscar I
Position vacant after signature of the Treaty of Saint Michael of Socotra.
II Ivan of Lamburg Kanfre Ivan 2019.jpg 20 December
present Emperor-King Oscar I
First Governor-General of Socotra.

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