puppet state

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Noun1.puppet state - a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
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The puppet state government recently has also on record said that an amount of Rs 36.
Marian Kotleba heads People's Party Our Slovakia, which openly admires the Nazi puppet state that the country was during the Second World War.
Italy declared war on former ally Germany, despite the Nazis setting up a puppet state in the north under deposed Mussolini.
Reports, received from across the Line of control speaking of awful incidents whereby the Zuljinnah processions were obstructed in multiple vicinities including the capital city of Srinagar and all other parts of the occupied state where India's installed puppet state administration and the Indian occupational troops had imposed complete ban on taking out Muharram procession through issuing strict prohibitory orders to the patrolling Indian occupying security forces including army, para military and the special police troops, yet the chivalrous people thwarted such ploys of the enemy-with one voice instantaneously.
Because other than President Vladimir Putin's innate bloodthirst, there seems little to satisfy from taking part in the annihilation of a country and its people when Russian bases are secure and Syria has been reduced to a puppet state.
She explained that the puppet state government has arrested all the Hurriyat leaders and should be freed immediately.
The puppet state government, on the one hand, gives veiled threats to the people to maintain peace but on the other hand, has utterly failed to control the terror unleashed by the Indian forces upon the hapless people.
THERE are may odd things about this little show by Puppet State Theatre Company.
The Edinburgh singer came across creator and performer Richard Medrington of Puppet State Theatre at a storytelling centre.
This week, Christians around the world are once again travelling the way of the cross with Jesus Christ; as we see the unfair accusations of a puppet state trying to keep in with a cruel foreign invader; as we witness Jesus' betrayal Archbishop Malcolm McMahon by one he should have been able to count upon; as we watch the false accusations, show trial, torture and death; as we see all of this we start to get an insight into how God is, how God lives, how God loves.
the Secretary General has dropped his neutrality and impartiality and has showed a guilty indulgence with a puppet state without attributes, territory, population, nor a recognized flag," state media said.
This was more than a settling of accounts for the twenty months of the Social Republic, for the errors and the horrors of a puppet state serving the worst ends of the Fuhrer in Berlin; this was the bill to be paid for twenty years under the regime of Mussolini, years of bullying, violence, and oppression.