Why There's a Completely Russian Town in Norway

  • Published: 09 October 2019
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Comments • 1 354

    Mr MLG LUCAS  2 hours back

    Entry for tshirt
    Its hot outside

    • Pavel
      Pavel  3 hours back

      HaI: "Now go and listen to my podcast"
      Me: You can't tell me what to do!! I will sit here and watch those all the way through in protest!!

      • 2prize
        2prize  7 hours back

        It's free real estate comrade

        • Ade Larsen
          Ade Larsen  7 hours back

          Mistakes Galore in this video.
          1) No one can live on Svalbard - you can only work there or visit short term.
          2) It's not owned by Norway - it's administered and governed by Norway
          3) The "Visa" is wavered.
          4) NOAA and NASA admitted lying about 25 years of arctic ice imagery.
          5) There's more ice now at the north pole as there was 25 years ago.
          6) Russian and Norwegian ice-breakers are employed 365 in the arctic to keep the shipping lanes open due to the increase in ice.
          7) There is so many polar bears from so much breeding due to so much extra ice that polar bears on Svalbard are being culled (shot) and removed.

          And YES, I've been there, especially in winter.

          • vtangjohnee
            vtangjohnee  8 hours back

            le chatelier's principle : Think of the atmospheric conditions prior to the 19th century. Now add 200 years of pulling carbon out of the ground. A new equilibrium will be reached. We might not know exactly what that equilibrium is, however the transition to it will disrupt.

            • AbigailR84
              AbigailR84  9 hours back

              Thanks for the podcast reminder! I'd forgotten about it and am looking forward to more of it.

              • giftet mark
                giftet mark  12 hours back

                Im from norway in sundet

                • edvin nicaragua
                  edvin nicaragua  15 hours back

                  we just dont give a shit about svaaalbaard in norway, my father knew a guy who lived there lol

                  • FF THECRAFTER
                    FF THECRAFTER  17 hours back

                    That visa joke tho 😂

                    • Gabimanaver
                      Gabimanaver  17 hours back

                      Before this starts, I will dislike if it´s on svalbard

                      • yeePlayz
                        yeePlayz  18 hours back


                        Ikke en levende sjel:

                        Norske folk i kommentarene på videoer om Norge: «tHaTs mY cOuNtRy»

                        • Adnan Mesic
                          Adnan Mesic  20 hours back

                          Currently trending in norway

                          • Lewis C.
                            Lewis C.  20 hours back

                            The Soviet union wasn't only Russia. Also, the USSR is gone!

                            • GD Zodixc
                              GD Zodixc  21 hours back

                              Welp Time To Go Get some Brunost And Kvikklunsj And Maybe Even Do Some Panting Then Raid This Shit

                              • lalalaacer
                                lalalaacer  21 hours back

                                too much jokes :/

                                • Life
                                  Life  22 hours back

                                  That mastercard-visa joke made me laugh more than it should :)

                                  • Trygve Heivang
                                    Trygve Heivang  23 hours back

                                    Is this made for kids? The forced puns every 30 seconds was just a bit too much.

                                    • Gordon TheMan
                                      Gordon TheMan  1 days back

                                      I've been there. Beautiful place

                                      • Spillmaker
                                        Spillmaker  1 days back

                                        You mixed Pyarmiden and Barentsburg together. Two completely different towns. Kinda a big blunder since Pyramiden; The ghost-town has its own history that should be told. (Why did people leave in a hurry etc) And Tourism to Pyramiden is a huge success! That big that they decided to build out mobile-network to a dead town. Barentsburg is a working-town so not many tourists go there, but still lot of tourism by boat from LYB. Barentsburg is also the only place on Svalbard where you will be able to see a cat.

                                        • Ola Ruud
                                          Ola Ruud  1 days back

                                          Lots of the photos are from Pyramiden, not Barentsburg. Pyramiden is not more soviet as it is has not been a permanent settlement since before the fall of the USSR. Now there is a small tourist hotel and a pretty decent snowmobile tour destination.
                                          Just went there earlier this year and it was a pretty nice trip for anyone feeling a bit adventurous.

                                          • XU LILY
                                            XU LILY  1 days back

                                            3:04 You changed map projections. I would prefer the second one (the one at 3:04) because it doesn’t vertically squish the Arctic, despite size inaccuracy

                                            • YoshiMan38
                                              YoshiMan38  1 days back

                                              That souvenir shop in the town totally should have a bottled lemon flavored drink called: "Lenin-ade"

                                              • King Rthur
                                                King Rthur  1 days back

                                                Yes, us norwegians serve the soviet union...

                                                • Rainy Jane
                                                  Rainy Jane  1 days back

                                                  This is nothing, I lived in Israel in a few years and the city I lived in was so completely Russian that people on the street would just come up to me and speak in Russian. I think a lot of people don't know this but Israel has a very high Russian population, to the point where most signs have Russian on them, the ATMs are in Russian, etc...

                                                  • Cameron Kohlmann
                                                    Cameron Kohlmann  1 days back

                                                    I want that free T shirt so here goes
                                                    Climate change denier: Climate change doesn't exist
                                                    Me: 4:31

                                                    • Sander ;D
                                                      Sander ;D  1 days back

                                                      Wow, im Norwegian and had no idea about a russian town within svalbard. Cool!

                                                      • mattdalabman
                                                        mattdalabman  2 days back

                                                        I like the Visa free Master Card HQ joke! Perfect!

                                                        • Mustafa Hasso
                                                          Mustafa Hasso  2 days back

                                                          *sees title* well at least there are some good towns

                                                          • luvdocumentary
                                                            luvdocumentary  2 days back

                                                            I am so glad that I held on from watching this video until I listed to S2E3 of Extremities. It would have been a devastating spoiler.

                                                            • gkoknok
                                                              gkoknok  2 days back

                                                              too many stupid jokes. I get 2-3 there is like 15 puns.

                                                              • Vengeful Camel
                                                                Vengeful Camel  2 days back


                                                                • NoiseyWasTaken
                                                                  NoiseyWasTaken  2 days back

                                                                  you made a small mistake, Pyramiden and Barentsburg are two different cities on svalbard.

                                                                  • Andreasgamer yeet
                                                                    Andreasgamer yeet  2 days back

                                                                    Dont judge norway i live there

                                                                    • HelloIts RandomJake
                                                                      HelloIts RandomJake  2 days back

                                                                      hi Mr .Sam Wendover

                                                                      • bcvbb hyui
                                                                        bcvbb hyui  2 days back

                                                                        Climate change denier response: “Pfft, you believe in the climate to begin with? Sheep. It’s all just some Mexican conspiracy.”

                                                                        • Andrew Eliseev
                                                                          Andrew Eliseev  2 days back

                                                                          Опа, а тут есть русский зритель (думаю, я не один). Кстати, я не знал об этом городке.

                                                                          • Shivati Starr
                                                                            Shivati Starr  2 days back

                                                                            Archaeology is hard!! <3 an archaeologist

                                                                            • Tobias Grønn
                                                                              Tobias Grønn  2 days back

                                                                              I em from Norway 😡😡🇧🇻

                                                                              • AmxCsifier
                                                                                AmxCsifier  2 days back

                                                                                3 minute video is the best video

                                                                                • JustlonoKiller
                                                                                  JustlonoKiller  2 days back

                                                                                  now show antartica.

                                                                                  • mats hansen
                                                                                    mats hansen  2 days back

                                                                                    You forgot antartica (claimed by norway)

                                                                                    • El Marocano
                                                                                      El Marocano  2 days back

                                                                                      We also have a completely Somalian 🇸🇴town called Grønland

                                                                                    • ajgeiss0702
                                                                                      ajgeiss0702  2 days back

                                                                                      The ice isn’t melting, it’s getting less dense and floating to outer space. Duh.

                                                                                      • edo hadz
                                                                                        edo hadz  2 days back

                                                                                        Its Solstheim!

                                                                                        • qopoy dnon
                                                                                          qopoy dnon  2 days back

                                                                                          This shit is fake im from Svalbard

                                                                                      • 111danish111
                                                                                        111danish111  2 days back

                                                                                        Man made climate change is as real as the existence of God .

                                                                                        • Nathan Ricketts
                                                                                          Nathan Ricketts  2 days back

                                                                                          "and, to make it fun for the kids, a massive, imposing busk of Vladimir Lenin" (SoyUZ-)
                                                                                          I SCREAMED

                                                                                          • Brian Castro
                                                                                            Brian Castro  2 days back

                                                                                            All the photos from 3:55 and 4:10 are from Pyramiden, not Barrentsberg. Might want to make that more clear

                                                                                            • Raticks
                                                                                              Raticks  3 days back

                                                                                              Finally the first sponsor im gonna listen to