After reading Yuli Ban, i decided to draw a map too... this map reflects both my fears and hopes.
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The year 2035 AD, fourteen years after the end of short but devastaning world war known as "Days Of Grief". Politicians and historians are still arguing about the origins and reasons of this war... the commonly accepted opinion, hovewer, is that the war was triggered by the maniacal desire of US ruling elites to stop and reverse the erosion of their world hegemony combined with inadequate vision of own and enemy's strengths (see Late USA and US exceptionalism and Baltic Gambit).
What started as adventurous attempt to "punish" the Russian "dictator" Vladimir Putin (see Vladimir Putin) in local conventional war (see McCain's testament and Operation "Triumphant Freedom"), was quickly escalated into tactical and then full scale nuclear exchange (see Shoigu's ultimatum). During first weeks of war, all the main cities of European Russia were destroyed and the total human losses of Russian Federation are estimated at 33 million people (see The list of unforgotten). In the face of such human tragedy, a little comfort can be found in the fact that Russian retaliation strike was much more devastating, due to much larger population density in enemy's countries. The exact calculations are still impossible for obvious reasons (see Ungoverned areas), but plausible estimations give us the number between 220 and 300 million people in both Europe and North America.
The main historical outcome of "Days Of Grief" was the collapse of US statehood (see Collapse of USA) and quick overall decline of Western world from leading civilization to just one - neither the strongest nor the richest - of few. And since UN was destroyed (not just legally, but literally, in the very first day of nuclear exchange), the main modern international body is the Council Of Nations with headquarter in Shanghai. CoN copied the main principles of former UN, but reflects the new post-war balance of powers. The so-called "founding members" with right of veto are China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Russia, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia.
And now let's take a closer look at the world map.
USA and many countries of Europe stretched from France to Poland (see Belt of Death) are no longer exist. Their territories are either uninhabited or plunged into total barbarism. On the ruins of former USA, for example, the real power belongs partly to local gangs and partly to "Seven Generals" who represent the remnants of US armed forces. In Europe, the situation is even worse: the demoralized local population was subjugated by well-organized Muslim gangs (see Bloody Winter and Frangistan). Needless to say, no one of these new quasi-states was recognized by Council Of Nations.
In the North America, the main beneficiaries of war were Canada, which peacefully annexed Alaska and northern part of former USA (see Northern Accords), and Mexico which annexed (already not so peacefully) the southern regions of USA (see Mexican Reconquista). In addition, Canada accepted millions of skilled and culturally close refugees from collapsed southern neighbor and became the natural leader of the Western world.
Russian Federation peacefully annexed Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, most of Ukraine and Kazakhstan. These Incorporated Territories were given the special status. After the end of 49 year transitional period, they will either join the Russian Federation or will become independent again. Non-Incorporated Countries are independent in everything except foreign policy.
One of these non-incorporated counties, Serbia, with Russian help, regained its hegemony in Balcans. Kosovo and Montenegro - relicts of former world order - were incorporated back into Serbia. In addition, Serbia, positioning itself as "Christian republic", accepted millions of European refugees fleeing from chaos, hunger and Muslim yoke. On the other end of political spectrum, we can see the Scandinavian Federation (former Sweden plus Norway and Iceland) - the relict of pre-war Europe, one of few remaining liberal democracies with still existing cult of tolerance and multiculturalism (still proclaimed in theory but silently rejected in practice).
In the Middle East, the main changes were the fall of Saudi Arabia (see Fall of Saudis), the rise of Iran (see Azeri's Accession), and the independence of Kurdistan (see Tehran Accords). Another important event was Indian annexation of Kashmir from weakened Pakistan.
Map of Africa remained almost unchanged, except the diplomatic recognition of Somaliland and peaceful formation of South African Federation (former South Africa plus Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, and Botswana). Alongside with Nigeria, this new great power represent Africa in Council of Nations.
China peacefully regained control over Taiwan and so far remains the only world superpower in all aspects, from economy and demography to science and military. All the other possible competitors, including Canada and Russia, can not even hope to challenge the huge (and still growing) Chinese might.