Why Russia is Shrinking Fast

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  • Артём Сибилёв
    Артём Сибилёв 37 minutes ago

    субтитры на русский пожалуйста, ни черта не понятно что говорит

  • Mckenzie Welsh
    Mckenzie Welsh Day ago

    I got a visit Russia ad

  • James Mastroianni
    James Mastroianni 2 days ago

    Not to mention the hybrid of first/third world culture and the fact tons of women are selling themselves to the states as mail order brides and you have yourself a massive population issue

  • Awowe Hussain
    Awowe Hussain 2 days ago

    Kkkkkkkkkk Americans you take people from other countries to populate your country

  • Heart of Iron RGF
    Heart of Iron RGF 2 days ago +1

    Large population decline tends to happen when your country is governed and invaded by dictators for an entire century.

  • kalu 6
    kalu 6 2 days ago +3

    The thumbnail clearly says that russia is shrinking fast in land but at the start of the video you said that russia is shrinking in population

  • robotic boy37
    robotic boy37 3 days ago

    The Nazis destroyed Eastern Europe.

  • JuanjoDead
    JuanjoDead 3 days ago

    The real reason for the shrinking of Russia is not the aftershocks of the Great Patriotic War. Russia grew under the Soviet Union in the post-war era. However, when it collapsed, the pro-natalist policies and social safety which Gorbachev started dismantling caused that many Russians who had free access to quality education and fully paid for healthcare now had to pay exorbitant amounts to get treated or to get their children in a good school. That added to the post-Soviet collapse of the economy in the Soviet republics caused unemployment, poverty, crime and violence, mortality, inequality to skyrocket. Hardly a situation where anyone would want to raise a big family. That is the main reason of Russia’s shrinking population.

  • john m
    john m 3 days ago

    Russia's economy is in a better state than anywhere in Europe. Why on earth do they need population so badly? Their country is going through a boom. This seems like one of these poorly thought out veiled leftist videos advocating for globalism as though Russia could somehow benefit from the same disastrous mass migration that is destroying Europe.

    • Sherlock Holmes
      Sherlock Holmes Day ago

      You must be an idiot, illegal immigration is the problem not legal immigration

  • Big Smoke
    Big Smoke 4 days ago +2

    0:41 "Canada is larger than China"
    *Shows China having the largest land*

    • Fairy C Rat
      Fairy C Rat Day ago

      Yeah, I think that figure for Canada only includes land area, however Canada is in fact bigger than China if you include inland bodies of water (Canada has way more lakes).

  • Simon Pedersen
    Simon Pedersen 4 days ago

    Thank god, make games greate again

  • a b
    a b 5 days ago

    Not true , population shrink because the fall of USSR , weak economy , sanctions , too much work for no money , expensive food , electricity , families can t afford apartment e.t.c

  • Mateusz Zając
    Mateusz Zając 5 days ago

    Poland is not an Eastern European country

    • Іван Колесніков
      Іван Колесніков 4 days ago

      By the way the concept of Central Europe is an invention of the Bolsheviks.P. S. Russia in greater part lie in Asia.

    • Somebody
      Somebody 4 days ago +1

      @Mateusz Zając Oops
      Sorry I tought you where talking about Russia

    • Mateusz Zając
      Mateusz Zając 4 days ago

      @Somebody exaclty, russia is an eastern country. Poland is not

    • Somebody
      Somebody 4 days ago

      @Mateusz Zając It is still in the East of Poland. So Russia is an Eastern country.

    • Mateusz Zając
      Mateusz Zając 4 days ago

      @Somebody literal central point of Europa is in Poland

  • Sami Gami
    Sami Gami 5 days ago

    Why russian population is shrinking because Putler spends all ruplas to nukes and weapons and dont care about russian poor people .fuck putin

  • Wellplay SD
    Wellplay SD 5 days ago

    Here in Canada there's only 33 million of us but we're the 2nd biggest country in the world only behind Russia

  • SixString Sound
    SixString Sound 5 days ago

    All of Europe is fed by Russian oil, yet they try to sanction Russia. What a bunch of children. America's gonna get nukes one day if it continues to mess with Russia.

  • 9%beer
    9%beer 5 days ago

    Yes its sad that shitty countries with stupid people like pakistan, bangladesh and other muslim countries have much more people..

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  • Stolya Production
    Stolya Production 5 days ago

    You forget crimea in the map

    • AV.
      AV. 5 days ago

      он не русский)

  • UnKnownPlayzYT
    UnKnownPlayzYT 6 days ago


    • Sherlock Holmes
      Sherlock Holmes Day ago

      Lol butthurt russia fanboy, just accept the fact you idiot

  • bluejay7232
    bluejay7232 6 days ago +1

    Another video showing Russia in a bad light. Western propaganda can't get enough of Russia, can they? 🤔

    • bluejay7232
      bluejay7232 4 days ago

      @AV. I'm not sure what you mean here. But going back to my main point. I love Russia regardless of the hate it gets from the west. And guess what? Even my colleagues from the UK and the US, those who have experienced Russia for themselves have come to love it. Yes, it's not a perfect country. It has its own problems, but what country in the world doesn't? Cheers to Mother Russia! 🇷🇺

    • bluejay7232
      bluejay7232 4 days ago

      @AV. I work here as an English teacher. I speak English 95% of the time. However, I can speak basic Russian and use it when I'm in a shop. I can read Cyrillic but may not understand what a word means.

    • bluejay7232
      bluejay7232 4 days ago

      @AV. I'm sorry but I can't read Russian. I only know some phrases.

    • bluejay7232
      bluejay7232 5 days ago

      @AV. you mean "the best"? I'm not saying it is the best in the world, but what I wanna say is Russia is truly beautiful despite the black propaganda that the west is trying to inject. Plus, Russian people are SUPER nice to foreigners. How do I know? Because I've been living here for 10 years and never have I experienced anything bad or negative. That's why all I'm gonna say is Long live Mother Russia! 🇷🇺

    • roams
      roams 6 days ago

      how can this video be considered propaganda? russia's shrinking population is harsh reality.

  • Meldridge Reed Jr
    Meldridge Reed Jr 6 days ago

    You should read "The Accidental Superpower","The Absent Superpower" and "After the Superpower" by Peter Zeihan.

  • H. Anthony Ribadeneira

    Fuck Russia

  • James Monahan
    James Monahan 6 days ago

    Russia is a hard place to live. No. Russia is a hard place to stay alive.
    They should fix that. Maybe, have one guy run it, and make everybody stay where they are born. Or, run it like one big company, and execute all the employees. Or, maybe some kind of big change in agriculture. what could go wrong? Maybe they could solve the crime problem by just letting criminals run the country, and only executing the honest people.
    "And then, things got worse". They could write that on their flag.

  • jai ramchandani
    jai ramchandani 6 days ago

    India Pakistan Bangladesh China and Indonesia should United and attack on Russia and capture it. Russia has so much empty land. It will solve the population and land problem of these countries.

  • bluejay7232
    bluejay7232 6 days ago +3

    It's funny you compare Russia with countries that have bigger populations but can't feed their people. Russia, on the other hand, despite its economic sanctions, can feed her people and protect them militarily. Not to mention, has a bigger economy than those countries with big populations. Russia remains and will continue to be a superpower despite black propaganda from the west. It exerts military and political might in addition to dominating sports and doing relatively well economically despite US-led sanctions. So much for fear-mongering! Long live, Mother Russia! 😘🇷🇺

  • Thomas Ma
    Thomas Ma 6 days ago

    Now, I know how Rocky ran untouched & shaken off the Soviet guards that chased after him and still managed to screamed out loud on top of a mountain. He went off to the less populated zone. 😂

  • A HistoryMan
    A HistoryMan 6 days ago +1

    1:42 Why you pictured entire French Empire? French mainland had only 39 million people at the time.

  • Thomas Affolter
    Thomas Affolter 6 days ago

    Vodka. Bad for you.

  • Nunyo Bisnus
    Nunyo Bisnus 6 days ago

    Understanding Russia isn’t hard
    Russia= Adidas

  • Corban Thenoob
    Corban Thenoob 7 days ago

    Fun fact if you only count the land area in all countries China is bigger than the USA and Canada

  • •MellouxUztúñiga•

    Russia, the country of nothing.

  • Мэтью Уорс
    Мэтью Уорс 7 days ago

    There’s so many stupid western people in the comments saying jokes stupid people

  • Sabjective
    Sabjective 7 days ago

    3:08 Ouch you repeated a myth

  • songrada1
    songrada1 7 days ago +1

    When russians occupied us, my grandfather was sent to war to fight for russian occupants and luckily he managed to survive! The other granddad severely injured his own leg trying to avoid recruiting by occupants and he also succeded! That is how he raise 6 children. What a lucky family. Gretting from independent Lithuania.

    • songrada1
      songrada1 4 days ago

      @elevenfifteen1115 no it is not legal, as well as anexation and occupation of Crimean peninsula. Offcourse, you have never though about why rest of the world put sanctions on Russia? It is only legal there. You were severely brainwashed. Vilnius was founded and built by lithuanian grand duke according to his sleeping dream and you can not give anything who always belonged to you. You are the barbar agresors and a headache for the rest of the world. Because of you a lot of funds have to be spent on warfare instead of wellfare. When will you return Kenigsberg (the fourth baltic state) to their true owners?

    • elevenfifteen1115
      elevenfifteen1115 4 days ago

      ​@songrada1 man your countries rightfully belong to Russia(Latvia, Estonia - Nystadt Peace 1721)Lithuania - 2nd Partition of Poland, it was a legitimate procedure with your civilized EU buddies Austria and Prussia, so what "occupation" your talking about my friend? Do you realize that if there were not those bloody occupants u would propably never got your capital Vilnius? LOL

    • songrada1
      songrada1 4 days ago

      @elevenfifteen1115 how many years did Germany France and Italy were occupied by uncivilised barbars from east?

    • elevenfifteen1115
      elevenfifteen1115 4 days ago

      @songrada1 u balts and poles are the biggest crybabies in Europe. Western Europe is way more reasonable when it comes to dealing with Russia, you shoud learn from them LOL. Germany, France, Italy...

  • RL Fitness
    RL Fitness 7 days ago

    The Russian people have suffered so greatly. Seriously this is not amusing or funny in any way. World War II absolutely devastated them and then they suffered greatly at the hands of their own government. They are an incredibly resilient and loving people. 🇺🇸 🇷🇺 👊🏻👌🏻

  • Mark
    Mark 7 days ago +2

    You're missing a major demographic trend in this video, Russian TFR. It's the highest in Europe(besides France due to its huge Muslim population) and is trending higher in the past decade. Russia's population is shrinking because the Soviet 60's-90's children had low birthrates while today's Russians have more than any other true European country. The shrink is temporary.

  • Doodle Joint
    Doodle Joint 7 days ago

    This channel really likes Russia....

  • Dick iller
    Dick iller 7 days ago

    and they say America won the Second World War

  • SarcasticLampr4y
    SarcasticLampr4y 7 days ago

    Can't wait for Russia to collapse

  • charjl
    charjl 8 days ago

    Unfortunately, Russian tactics too often involved throwing wave after wave of men at the enemy

    • SixString Sound
      SixString Sound 5 days ago

      Yeah when your enemy signs a peace agreement and so you don't develop your military, while your enemy develops state of the art military tech and then invades in one day. You're gonna need all the men you can get.

  • TheIntJuggler
    TheIntJuggler 8 days ago

    Americans: Most of us made it back!

  • Jane Eggleston
    Jane Eggleston 8 days ago

    I think land would be more interesting.

  • science time
    science time 8 days ago

    why does he so many goddam videos on russia?

  • Nathan Jarboe
    Nathan Jarboe 8 days ago

    Why didn’t the same shit happen in Germany?

  • Nathan Jarboe
    Nathan Jarboe 8 days ago +1

    Because of Global warning ⚠️ oooooooohhhhhhh🥶👻👽👽👽

  • Akash Nagra
    Akash Nagra 8 days ago


  • P Pugalia
    P Pugalia 8 days ago

    I am optimistic, Russia will improve soon...

  • Assemblée Nationale

    Because toxic communist kids are invading social media

  • Jhonson Chenzen
    Jhonson Chenzen 8 days ago

    I just need ryssian gorgeous women

  • Jhonson Chenzen
    Jhonson Chenzen 8 days ago

    I will help increase population. I will donate more of my sperms....

  • Martin Robin
    Martin Robin 8 days ago

    Why did u target specificaly Russia, this video could to all western world! Most european country will have a shrinking population without mass immigratoon. The fertility of russian poeople is better than most western country. Give me a break with rusian demographic collapse. The only major demographic problem of russia is mainly his afican lifespan. The country perform so poor for a modern country. Also, most lands in russia isn't inhabitable, but natives, no one will settle here.

  • ryszard sokolow
    ryszard sokolow 8 days ago

    O my God, I am so thankful you are so worry about situation in Russia. You must love Holy Russia very much. Thanks for that.

  • Utkarsh Ganesh
    Utkarsh Ganesh 8 days ago +1

    Russians are faced with the same problem that Japanese are facing. Despite a strong industrial and technological base, Russians are suffering from lack of development, isolation and corruption in government administration. I like President Putin's style - but clearly the officers much below him are not able to deliver on the vision that he has for Russia.
    The same is the case with Russia's little sister - Ukraine. Culturally they both are like twins. It is almost sad to see them both fight when they both have given so much as USSR to the global industry. My home country has immense goodwill and love for both of them, thanks to their industrial support when not one else came forth to help us post independence.
    Time for slavic people to realise that they are one and the same and to set aside tiny differences and become one.

    • Toshiba1177
      Toshiba1177 6 days ago

      It's called an Orligarchy, and yes, it's a very corrupt system.

  • LeFatalpotato
    LeFatalpotato 8 days ago

    WW2 decimated many countries, probably more so Germany than Russia, their country divided, invaded by USSR and NATO countries. Yet the hardships resolved one by one, and they are one of the healthier nations in all of European continent. I don`t like when things get political for no apparent reason, but, Russia`s downfall is clearly due to political reasons, namely socialism. And with distancing themselves, their population seems to grow again.

  • Warrè beekeeping
    Warrè beekeeping 9 days ago

    Well Stalin killed tens of millions of Russians so it's kinda their own fault.

  • Break 9 12 2
    Break 9 12 2 9 days ago

    I don’t know if this has any material difference on the issue. Around here we have a bunch of Russian immigrants that we didn’t get just a few years ago. I know that is just a example but if it is happening throughout the world it may have affect on the Russian population. Just a thought.

  • Jerry Ernst
    Jerry Ernst 9 days ago

    This is discusting misinformation. The real decimator of the Russian commie-socialism, was Stalin's mass murders of his own people & slave labor. Of course our MSM, including U-Tube, wouldn't acknowledge or allow something like this to be known so they put this crap out. Furthermore, birth control-abortions were also a matter of state population policy. decreased.

  • Ali Labeeb Alkoka
    Ali Labeeb Alkoka 9 days ago

    I honestly think that population declining that started in the 1960s has something to do with the fact that birth control pills were released then. It probably also help prevent a lot of births in Western countries as well.
    It helped with the 1990s as well.

  • 2-bit Jesus
    2-bit Jesus 9 days ago

    I think another factor is the effect that post industrialization has had on Russia as that factor has cut into every developed country's pop. Also in the coming decades if population decline is not reversed Russia wont be able to field a big enough army to defend all that land. That is why Russia is acting so aggressive on its periphery (Georgia/Ukraine) ot is trying to set up buffers from the west.

  • Dimitrije Nikolic
    Dimitrije Nikolic 9 days ago

    well, western countries are shrinking even faster, with the difference being - you import lots of non Europeans.
    most popular baby-boy name in berlin 2018: Muhamed.

    • Dimitrije Nikolic
      Dimitrije Nikolic 8 days ago

      @Ali Labeeb Alkoka my guess is that western European colonial past is coming back at them as a boomerang and with a revenge.

    • Dimitrije Nikolic
      Dimitrije Nikolic 8 days ago

      @Ali Labeeb Alkoka
      well, its never too late for islamisation of western Europe.
      my point is that western European ethnic groups are shrinking and probably even faster then eastern European ones. Gay marriages, female emancipation, legal abortions... perhaps the overall numbers of german citizens are nnot falling, but when it comes to Fritzes, Hanses, Ottos and such - they are becoming minority in their own country.

    • Ali Labeeb Alkoka
      Ali Labeeb Alkoka 9 days ago

      Sounds like Arabization and Islamization is happening 1200 years later than it should have. The battlefield of Tours France stopped the Islamic Arab armies from conquering Europe.
      Immigration does not hide the truth of population declining in those countries. It is just that Russia can not get anyone to move there either.
      Germany has Turks, Syrians, and Etc lining up across Europe and the EU trying to get into Germany.

  • J Daniel
    J Daniel 9 days ago

    I want to emigrate in russia because of a realistic freedom frozen land where i can survive maximum 1 day? Or because i found a woman a girl with decent expectations?

  • Lou Bisignani
    Lou Bisignani 9 days ago +2

    A possible solution might be to treat Siberia as we are now talking about the colonization of Mars. Railroads already exist through the territory and if the Russian leadership would allow other countries to help them, a combination of Russian nationals and immigres could settle in Siberia with governmental housing, food, and fuel to initiate the process. Then exploration for oil, gas, ores, as well as lumber could be exploited. Factories building products for the new labor force to earn livings would be needed, of course. And large enclosed green houses heated by solar, wind, and natural gas, etc. could help produce plant materials as well as areas to raise cows, cattle, and other animals for food production. And as the earth warms, the Siberian
    yearly temperatures may also moderate. Just a thought.

    • Utkarsh Ganesh
      Utkarsh Ganesh 8 days ago

      Yeah and then most countries with investment power get sanctioned by USA. Europeans except Poland are quite open to cooperating with Russia economically and to resolve the tensions through trade and economic integration. But till they are under US colonisation, they won't be able to.

  • Ahmid'ou Miahn Banzillah Dogh'o Issou Chanclasos

    - *Russian population is shrinking*
    (Watch the datas)
    -*Russian population is growing since 2009*
    - *Hmmmm ok*

    • Alex Braun
      Alex Braun 6 days ago

      @PiNNGvi russia is not soviet union

    • PiNNGvi
      PiNNGvi 7 days ago

      Ahmid'ou Miahn Banzillah Dogh'o Issou Chanclasos 1991 - 300m. 2019 - 140m

    • GKS Mcslayer
      GKS Mcslayer 9 days ago +1

      Ahmid'ou Miahn Banzillah Dogh'o Issou Chanclasos after the Crimea annexation

  • Anirudh Dad
    Anirudh Dad 9 days ago


  • kentell robinson
    kentell robinson 9 days ago

    0:41 Why is Canada 2nd if it's smaller than China and America

  • Didivs Ivlianvs
    Didivs Ivlianvs 9 days ago

    Buy Siberia. NOW!

  • Samesh Maharaj
    Samesh Maharaj 9 days ago

    The white American population is falling just as fast as Russia's population. Overall US population is growing only due to Hispanics and Africans.

  • Elite Parodies
    Elite Parodies 9 days ago +2

    That's what happens when you throw everyone to gulag

  • Adam Paula
    Adam Paula 9 days ago

    Keep balance of nature... less pollution less population.