Why There's a Completely Russian Town in Norway

  • Published on Oct 9, 2019
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Comments • 1 382

  • Alex Libman
    Alex Libman 17 minutes ago

    The climate is always changing. Earth has been producing greenhouse gases for Billions of years. Human contribution to greenhouse gases is tiny, temporary, and now almost entirely caused by the greentards who protested nuclear energy. Space-based solar power is inevitably the future.

  • Dutch Aviator
    Dutch Aviator 4 hours ago

    3:00 Time Team :)

  • Patrik
    Patrik 8 hours ago

    "Oh you don't believe in Climate Change huh? Well, just agree to what everyone else says, and you can say "Told you so!" in 50 years when we're not toast."
    That's a decent reply, right?

  • Patrik
    Patrik 8 hours ago

    I frickin love Extremities.

  • Axe Blade
    Axe Blade 8 hours ago

    I have a response as a AGW skeptic.
    Why didn't you use the 2018-2019 ice map of the Arctic?? It's just as available as the 2012 map.
    Did you use the 2012 to make your point "better"?? Why use an outdated map??
    So your not 100% accurate after all. The fact is your looking kind of silly even bring it up. Learn some physics, especially astrophysics. So now I can't watch your videos anymore.

  • Sagittarius A*
    Sagittarius A* 10 hours ago

    F*! What a depressing place.

  • рома иванов
    рома иванов 10 hours ago +1

    This town sounds like good example on how things changed after USSR fallen apart for everyone except Moscow (god I hate those Moscow snobs exploiting whole federation to their own benefit)

  • Walter W
    Walter W 10 hours ago

    3:00 yay Time Team! One of my favorite British television programmes! It's about specialists carrying out an archaeological dig over a period of three days, presented by Tony Robinson (Baldrick in Black Adder).

  • Charlie Chua
    Charlie Chua 11 hours ago

    "Now get out of here and listen to my podcast dammit" lol

  • Kevin Aalberg
    Kevin Aalberg 12 hours ago +1

    Forbanede svensker

  • Tom Ivar
    Tom Ivar 12 hours ago

    Where could you buy one of the sweaters in the thumbnail?

    curious Norwegian.

  • Gúl D. Stá
    Gúl D. Stá 17 hours ago


  • Hannah
    Hannah 17 hours ago

    I am from Norway and I never new this lol

    Mr MLG LUCAS 23 hours ago

    Entry for tshirt
    Its hot outside

  • Pavel
    Pavel Day ago

    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 Day ago

    It's free real estate comrade

  • Ade Larsen
    Ade Larsen Day ago

    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 Day ago

    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 Day ago

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

  • giftet mark
    giftet mark Day ago +1

    Im from norway in sundet

  • edvin nicaragua
    edvin nicaragua Day ago

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


    That visa joke tho 😂

  • Gabimanaver
    Gabimanaver Day ago

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

  • yeePlayz
    yeePlayz Day ago +3

    Ikke en levende sjel:
    Norske folk i kommentarene på videoer om Norge: «tHaTs mY cOuNtRy»

    • Pukka Nutch
      Pukka Nutch 9 hours ago

      Corny af

    • daniel solberg
      daniel solberg 16 hours ago +1

      Sånn det er hver jævla gang. Vi er en jævla gjeng med sjæøldiggere oppå berget her

  • Adnan Mesic
    Adnan Mesic Day ago

    Currently trending in norway

  • Lewis C.
    Lewis C. Day ago

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

  • GD Zodixc
    GD Zodixc Day ago +1

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

  • lalalaacer
    lalalaacer Day ago

    too much jokes :/

  • Life
    Life Day ago

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

  • Trygve Heivang
    Trygve Heivang Day ago

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

  • Gordon TheMan
    Gordon TheMan Day ago

    I've been there. Beautiful place

  • Spillmaker
    Spillmaker Day ago

    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 Day ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • King Rthur
    King Rthur 2 days ago

    Yes, us norwegians serve the soviet union...

  • Rainy Jane
    Rainy Jane 2 days ago +1

    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 2 days ago

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

  • Sander ;D
    Sander ;D 2 days ago

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

  • mattdalabman
    mattdalabman 2 days ago

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

  • Mustafa Hasso
    Mustafa Hasso 2 days ago

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

  • luvdocumentary
    luvdocumentary 2 days ago

    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 ago

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

  • Vengeful Camel
    Vengeful Camel 2 days ago +1


  • NoiseyWasTaken
    NoiseyWasTaken 2 days ago

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

  • Andreasgamer yeet
    Andreasgamer yeet 2 days ago

    Dont judge norway i live there

  • HelloIts RandomJake
    HelloIts RandomJake 2 days ago

    hi Mr .Sam Wendover

  • bcvbb hyui
    bcvbb hyui 2 days ago

    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 ago +2

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

  • Shivati Starr
    Shivati Starr 2 days ago

    Archaeology is hard!!

  • Tobias Grønn
    Tobias Grønn 2 days ago

    I em from Norway 😡😡🇧🇻

  • AmxCsifier
    AmxCsifier 3 days ago

    3 minute video is the best video

  • JustlonoKiller
    JustlonoKiller 3 days ago

    now show antartica.

  • mats hansen
    mats hansen 3 days ago

    You forgot antartica (claimed by norway)

  • El Marocano
    El Marocano 3 days ago +1

    We also have a completely Somalian 🇸🇴town called Grønland

  • ajgeiss0702
    ajgeiss0702 3 days ago

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

  • edo hadz
    edo hadz 3 days ago

    Its Solstheim!

    • qopoy dnon
      qopoy dnon 2 days ago

      This shit is fake im from Svalbard

  • 111danish111
    111danish111 3 days ago

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

  • Nathan Ricketts
    Nathan Ricketts 3 days ago +1

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

  • Brian Castro
    Brian Castro 3 days ago

    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 ago

    Finally the first sponsor im gonna listen to

  • Ateisme
    Ateisme 3 days ago

    Hey, it was two towns, Barentsburg and Pyramiden. You used pictures from Pyramiden when you talk about Barentsburg.

  • DeeVdot[atompilzsammlah]

    thanks for brining up climate change (:

  • Adrian
    Adrian 3 days ago

    As a Norwegian, I saw this coming and the title feels click-baity to me.

    • ollierkul
      ollierkul 2 days ago

      Seems like a perfectly fine title to me. A title's job is to be intriguing so to catch people's attention, and I think it does exactly that without being misleading, which would make it just clickbait.

    BAGisKING 3 days ago

    Hi, i'm Norwegien (wow I did the meme)
    Please stop making videos about this place. It brings tourists there. Some tourists are nice, but the majority is just annoying. Thanks.

  • The best Wow
    The best Wow 3 days ago

    I am Norwegian, and my country looks like a guitar?

    • qopoy dnon
      qopoy dnon 3 days ago

      Didn't Wendover already cover this? Or maybe reallifelore.

  • Hesperideskeeper
    Hesperideskeeper 3 days ago

    Best response to a climate change denier:
    “The climate has never ever ever been static*”
    “*Be grateful that it’s warming”

  • Bedinsis
    Bedinsis 3 days ago

    This video was a bit too jokey for my liking.

    • qopoy dnon
      qopoy dnon 3 days ago

      Don’t try to be funny. It doesn’t work and it ruins the video. Really, don’t it’s really bad.

  • Matthew Kennedy
    Matthew Kennedy 3 days ago +4

    Me: Why is MasterCard’s HQ visa free?
    *Ten minuets later*
    Also me: Ohhhhh....Hahaha

    • Nur Afrizal
      Nur Afrizal Day ago +1

      i even googled what an HQ is. the moment i got the joke, i was like ROLLING ON THE FLOOR

  • Fink Meg
    Fink Meg 3 days ago

    This shit is fake im from Svalbard

  • just1desi
    just1desi 3 days ago

    smh you funny

    FR RomRIJSEL 3 days ago

    Some random guy : "Climate change isn't real"
    Me : "ClImAtE cHaNgE iS nOt ReAl"
    Also me : *gets free t-shirt*

  • Paul Marchant
    Paul Marchant 3 days ago

    Russians under NATO protection...... Ha ha..... Strange world, thank God we're all friends now

  • Tyler MG
    Tyler MG 3 days ago

    B. B
    B. B

  • Anna V.
    Anna V. 3 days ago

    However, you are using pictures of Longyearbyen and and Pyramiden in your video! Which are different to Barentsburg. So your videos are not always "100%, consistently, fully accurate or whatever you said. That's actually seriously misleading and if you have visited these places you should know the difference!

  • Jaklebery o.o
    Jaklebery o.o 3 days ago

    Why does Norway look more like a spoon

    • Jaklebery o.o
      Jaklebery o.o 3 days ago

      @afutla qian k

    • afutla qian
      afutla qian 3 days ago

      Almost nobody is a climate change denier it is the man made part and what we can really do about it that is in question. The climate has always been changing.

  • Andrei
    Andrei 3 days ago

    ‘Best response to a climate change denier? No one is denying climate change imbecile. You are promoting a certain agenda lately that does not correspond with the 100% truth accuracy that you value so much

    • afutla qian
      afutla qian 3 days ago

      Idk about you, personally I've never been a fan of reading/listening to a story beginning with the last chapter and ending with the first.

  • Filip Andersson
    Filip Andersson 3 days ago +1

    Its sad that a channel like yours think that climate change is real

    • DeeVdot[atompilzsammlah]
      DeeVdot[atompilzsammlah] 3 days ago

      1. thank you for creating a way to enter the contest. i shall like this comment so others have a chance, too
      2. the science is clear and it has devestating effects if we as humanity do not act now.

      please inform yourself or internet comment fight me with further questions/ arguments

  • Third eye
    Third eye 3 days ago

    I've been to pyramiden and it is very soviet, pretty much untouched since the collapse

  • s1lverFoX
    s1lverFoX 4 days ago

    Well @ 1:32 you lost millions of viewers. Should be more clear if you talking about man made climate change or co2 hysteria or extinction is here or whatever. Pretty sure the climate of earth is always changing.

    • DeeVdot[atompilzsammlah]
      DeeVdot[atompilzsammlah] 3 days ago

      yes, the climate never was static, but there is a strong and obvious correlation between greenhouse gases and rise in temperature since the industrialisation with a huge scientific consensus.
      the earth is warming faster at rate never seen before and if we as humanity don't act now well be in deep trouble.
      if you want to get into the topic i can recommend the ipcc report which is a rather converative report not regarding various tipping points etc. but covering the jist of it

  • Dolo Molo
    Dolo Molo 4 days ago +1

    Don’t try to be funny. It doesn’t work and it ruins the video. Really, don’t it’s really bad.

  • 习近平和毛泽东都是怪物

    Didn't Wendover already cover this? Or maybe reallifelore.

  • peter skrobola
    peter skrobola 4 days ago

    Climate change is only kinda a existential threat, let me explain because of natural gas the United States is the fastest in the world at lowering emissions. France also uses nuclear power which comprises most of its power production and it has very low emissions. The Half as Interesting guy would probably argue that A. I’m a climate denier. Which I am not climate change is real and caused by humans. B. That we should implement Socialism AKA the green new deal which would take up millions of square miles of land, cost trillions of dollars, and turn the United States into a socialist state. Feel free to rek me in the comments

    • misolou fout
      misolou fout 4 days ago

      so.... did you at least hike there over land from Longyearbyen?

  • lavender06
    lavender06 4 days ago

    Time to pack my bags bois

  • Tate Leventhal
    Tate Leventhal 4 days ago

    Climate change denier: Climate change isn't real.
    Me; Just like your facts! Oooooo get roasted! Just like our Earth! Please I want the t-shirt.

  • JohnnyBadboy
    JohnnyBadboy 4 days ago

    but then how could the earth be flat if climate change isn’t real? take that, atheists.

  • Nicholas Paul
    Nicholas Paul 4 days ago

    I love extremities so much. Keep it going pls n thanks

  • Anonymous Noob
    Anonymous Noob 4 days ago +1

    When a school has a bigger population than Barentsburg and smaller

    • afutla qian
      afutla qian 4 days ago

      Svalbard is not an integral part if Norway

  • POTATOS Is good
    POTATOS Is good 4 days ago

    I dont wanna talk about it!

  • 王埃利斯
    王埃利斯 4 days ago

    as a norwegian, i didnt know this

  • Shadow Emperor
    Shadow Emperor 4 days ago

    Can I get a free t-shirt when I live in switzerland?

  • Lady D
    Lady D 4 days ago

    So...I'm currently listening to your podcast via the link provided in the description. So far, I love it! Mostly...
    1) I don't love not being able to leave a written comment (tho I do love that there's an option to record a verbal comment, I'm unlikely to ever try it)
    2) My only real complaint though is that it's set up to play newest to oldest rather than oldest to newest. Idk about you, personally I've never been a fan of reading/listening to a story beginning with the last chapter and ending with the first.

  • Deathless
    Deathless 4 days ago +1

    Almost nobody is a climate change denier it is the man made part and what we can really do about it that is in question. The climate has always been changing.

    • Deathless
      Deathless 13 hours ago

      @Matthew Pentecost Not sure who these people are you are talking about but I have never changed my opinion... But If Matthew Pentecost of youtube comments fame says it is settled then it is settled I guess.

    • Matthew Pentecost
      Matthew Pentecost 14 hours ago

      Funny how nobody said that until a few years ago. You used to hear nonsense about how the world was actually getting colder and that NASA/IPCC/etc. were lying about temperature changes. Eventually, though, the evidence that the planet is warming became too overwhelming for all but the most stubborn deniers to ignore. Now, instead of saying the earth isn't warming, they just say it's not our fault. It's grasping at straws, and it should really make people think about the sincerity of the arguments they choose to embrace. By contrast, scientists have been pretty consistent for some time: the earth is warming, and it is largely due to human activity. There's debate about the scale of the effect and the amount of time we have left, but the rest is effectively settled at this point.

  • the lime paradox!
    the lime paradox! 4 days ago

    i looked at the podcast he did suff on pitcairn dear good i did a project on it YEEt

  • Danx Tgcad
    Danx Tgcad 4 days ago

    Clmate change is not real its a shame how dumb you are.

    • Vlad P.
      Vlad P. 2 days ago

      Yes, of course, death isn't real either. It's just spicy sleeping

    • Seo Pig
      Seo Pig 4 days ago

      I mean I guess your right only 97% of actively publishing climate scientists think it is

  • Anthony Correa
    Anthony Correa 4 days ago +1

    I just realized he the same guy from wendover productions

    • bodoti qwiu
      bodoti qwiu 4 days ago

      You got a new sub from that MoviePass joke. What a company!

  • Nossucram
    Nossucram 4 days ago

    Pyramiden does not equal Barentsburg mate

  • Alex Landherr
    Alex Landherr 4 days ago

    That MasterCard joke.

  • lordeisschrank
    lordeisschrank 4 days ago

    so.... did you at least hike there over land from Longyearbyen?

  • Jacob Alexander
    Jacob Alexander 4 days ago

    Denver went from 83 to 19 degrees in 18 hours on October 10, 2019, isn't that climate change?