Why Russia is Shrinking Fast

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Apr 20, 2019

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Sean Aguila
Sean Aguila 21 hour ago
3:10 this part was depressing.....
I'm sorry if I'm missing the point, but I really don't see the issue here.
SetLe Day ago
All because of our lovely government who absolutely dont give a fuck abour Russia and its people. Those assholes have money and thats all they need. We could be the greatest country to live in the entire world, we have all we need to make it so. But we have god damn Putin and his fucks in our govenrment, authorities and media. Im 17yo russian citizen, but in 1 or 2 years my friends and i are gonna study and live in Europe or America. "The putin the putin the putin is on fire The putin the putin the putin is on fire We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn Burn motherfucker burn"
Reallifelore is always full of shit and anti-Russia, don't be stupid.
Big Smoke
Big Smoke Day ago
The motherland is ill because of GERMAN REICH so yea ;(
Christopher O'Shaughnessy
They couldn't really compete with America before, they can't compete with the great Republic now, and they surely will not be able to compete with her in the future. Good.
Nusratullah Shaikh
Various 🇷🇺 soviet persecutions called pogroms had also contributed to the population decline
H Λ Я Я I S 2 days ago
U just got clickbaited.
Thomas Conrow
Thomas Conrow 2 days ago
What was that background music? I heard somewhere that Russian history can be summed up in five words. "And then things got worse."
rob hansen
rob hansen 2 days ago
PART 1 OG 2 In the USSR, the myth of the Great Patriotic War was and still is the central to the identity of the Soviet and todays Russians citizen. The practical reasons were obvious: after the end of the war, there was no positive event of equal significance that could play a unifying role. Starting from 1965, the Soviet state cultivated the image of the powerful victorious Soviet nation united in battling the evil invaders in lavish celebrations. Today, it is once again being used as a nation-formative myth, and one that justifies modern Russian military expansion. The Kremlin is convincing the Russian population that by invading Ukraine it is not committing aggression against a neighboring country, but merely continuing the battle against fascists who endanger both Russia and the world. To do that, it perpetuates historical falsifications of the Soviet era. A new book published by the Institute of National Memory aims to bust Soviet-era myths about World War II. The RuSSian Soviet propaganda Myth about ww2 …Russia like to promote the myth of the Great Patriotic War started 1941 started on 22th June 1941, after the German invasion in the Soviet Union . All the combat actions that took place before 1941 according to this fantastic Kremlin lei, was a separate happening that has nothing to do with the ww2 or the Soviet entry in World War 2 - THE REAL TRUTH The Red Army first opened fire on 17th September 1939, when entered the Eastern Poland. Soviet forces captured all Polish territory that was marked as the Soviet sphere of interest in Molotov-Ribbentrop pact. It was a use of force and therefore the Soviet Union entered World War II as a German ally since they held a friendly joint parade at Brestlitovsk. Soviet invasion was the finishing blow to Poland and helped Germans to win the invasion more quickly. Even if the Winter war in Finland could be taken as the separate war, it also was a part of a Soviet campaign to acquire all territories in the Soviet sphere of interest and at this time the Soviet Union was the German ally and British were considering to send an armed support for Finland. Also the occupation of the Baltic states and Bessarabia of Rumania was a military action. So again the Great Patriotic war myth was created to hide the unholy alliance with Germany and the actions done before 22. June 1941. The Napoleon invasion of Russia in 1812 is also called Patriotic War, but it was also a part of Napoleonic war same as the Eastern campaign in 1941 was the part of World War II that the Soviet Union already begun in 1939. THE MYTH of the Soviet Union won the war thanks to the courage of the Soviet people and the wisdom of the Soviet command. The allied help was not that important THE REAL TRUTH In the first weeks of the German invasion, the Germans captured large areas and went to far distances. It was partly blamed on Red Army attack stance not defensive, but also the lack of morale, loyalty and courage was to blame. In fact in the first phases of the war Red Army took a chaotic panicked retreat all the way to Smolensk and Leningrad. The airplanes, tanks and guns were just abandoned to Germans. Divisions located many hundred miles from the front retreated. It was only the Stalins order of “no step back” and shooting the men from behind that stopped the complete collapse of the Red Army. Reason? There was a lack of discipline in the Soviet ranks, lack of professionalism and no big support to Stalin. Especially in Western Ukraine, where after the Stalinist repressions and the Great Famine was a heavy sense of Ukrainian nationalism. Same goes for Baltic states were Red Army had no support from the local populace. Only when Eastern Front stopped near Moscow, and Soviets gathered enough forces with draconian efforts, Red Army was ready to fight again. Plus the Germans failed to fill out the hopes of the Ukrainians and Baltic people and did many atrocities that moved Russians against the Germans. So it was a fear that helped the Soviets to fight not bravery. And the incompetence of the Soviet command that emphasized on brutal majority not tactics cost thousands of life’s. The only German advantage over Soviets were their discipline and professionalism of their commanders. However both of the leaders of the Germany and Soviet Union were more or less bloody military amateurs. UK and US send 50, 1 billion dollar military support to the Allied countries $31.4 billion went to Britain, $11.3 billion to the Soviet Union, $3.2 billion to France, $1.6 billion to China, and smaller sums to other Allies. The Soviet Union sent 2,2 billion dollars in return. Allied fleets lost a large amount of ships and sailors on their way to Soviet ports as they were hunted by German submarines. Even if the Soviets counted that only 4% of the allied Land lease was part of their economical surplus, 57% of the plane fuel came from allies, Soviets received more automobiles than they could build. A large part of railway track came from allies. Also the large amount of materials for military industry. True that Soviets almost did not use any of the allied supplied tank or airplane. But their weapons were built with allied resources. In military field the allied war in West did help Soviets to defeat the Germans. On 1943, when the Germans attacked Kursk, the allied landing in Sicily caused Hitler to cancel the attack on the eastern front. If the D-Day would fail or never occurred Germans would have enough resources to fight against Soviets all the way to 1946. THE MYTH of the Red Army veterans are heroes and all the accusations of atrocities are false or the victims deserved it. The local population in the liberated countries who did not greet the liberators are-nazi-supporters-and scoundrels THE REAL TRUTH At 12th Januar 1945 General Ivan Chernjachovsky commander of the third Belorussian front gave the following order: “Two thousand miles we have walked past to see the destruction of all that was dear to us. Now we are standing at the lands from where the aggressors attacked on us. We will not stop until we will clear it. There will be no mercy for no one as there was no mercy for us. You cannot demand to the Soviet Soldier that he will be merciful to the enemy. He is burning in flames of revenge and hate. The land of Fascists must become a wasteland as ours is now. Fascists must die just as our soldiers died!”. And the Soviet soldiers did their best to fulfill this order. Only the Fascists they killed and raped were not soldiers and members of the-naziparty-but women and children. Eastern Prussia, Silesia, Poland and even Serbia became a subject of rape, killings and looting. Even if there was a German crimes against Soviet population, it was on a smaller scale, plus the German soldiers and SS members were prohibited to rape because of the racial laws. The Holocaust in Soviet Union is a different story and it’s doubtful that Soviet Soldiers rape and killed to avenge the Jews. Antisemitism was no lesser in Soviet ranks than in German. Many of today’s last generation of the surviving veterans had little or no combat experience. The real heroes died on first lines of the battlefield in Soviet mass attacks. Their medal count does not manifest their bravery since the awarding of low rank medals, orders and badges are the part of the Soviet War cult. And the Soviet officers and generals who did nothing to stop the soviet soldiers from doing bad deeds are not worthy to be called heroes. We cannot call Poles, who knew what happened in 1939, Latvians who knew what happened in 1940 and others who resisted Soviet “liberation” fascists since the freedom that the Soviets brought was no better. Soviet Union had no plans for freedom of the Eastern Europe so it’s no wonder that today the Soviet liberation is not much appreciated. This is only a short list of the Soviet myths. Its requires books to break them apart. Many of them have been broken by Russians themselves. But Putin’s Russia continues its revisionist policy from Yeltsin democracy to Stalinism. So the Great Patriotic war is not only the myth its a religion a belief system on its own and its god is Stalin that still rules Russia. PART 2 OF 3 SEE UNDER
rob hansen
rob hansen 2 days ago
Russia did not lose 25 mill it was the soviet union and mostly people from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia and the other nations that was forced into the EVIL RUSSIAN SCUMMY USSR that was getting killed by the nazis NOT ethnic Russians !!!!! The ethnic Russians for the most part was in the NKVD shooting other soviets in the back to force them forward also most of the officer was ethnic Russian and ethnic Russians was in positions of administration NOT ONTHE FRONTLINE !!!! So no Russia did not FUCKING loose 25 mill of its people now did they ... !!! And for this Russian scum to claim and to take the honor, from the dead of other nations IS TYPICAL RUSSIAN AND DESPICABLE SCUM LIKE RUSSIAN ALWAYS DO !!!! Also let us not forget the fact the it was the Stalin and RuSSia that made it possible for Hitler to build up his nazi army by giving him iron-ore and other need goods from 1939-1941 the soviet union was the strongest and most important partner of nazi Germany ..It was only after June 1941 when Hitler turned on his good buddy Stalin and attacked the USSR that Stalin came running to the west for help and the west said yes ok we will let you fight with us they did this well knowing that Stalin helped Hitler build his army and also because the west was thinking in terms like my enemy's enemy is my friend policy and tactic Russians living in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. I really think that the Russians aren’t the ones to lecture ANYONE about fascism, or anything else for that matter, especially since RuSSians was the ones that signed the pact with the-devil [nazigermany] and started World War II… and even today RuSSia are still glorifying Stalin... Hitlers good buddy in 1937-1941 Hitler and Stalin started ww2 together when they invaded Poland together. The RuZZians were the cowards who shot their own troops in the backs. YES they did shoot their own troops in the backs But they did NOT shoot ethnic Russians in the backs as most of that scum was officers and in logistics and the NKVD doing the shooting... The ethnic Russian scum was the ones that was shooting other Soviets in the back..... As Stalin did not trust Ukrainians (remember he had only 8 years before killed 10 mill of them in a genocide holodomor ) So what did Stalin do he made a purge and killed all officers of non ethnic Russians decent in the Army and replaced them with ethnic Russians and made all others that was not ethnic Russians in low level positions in other worlds as cannon fodder for the german artillery and targets for german bullets... the was the Ukrainians, Belorussians , Uzbeks , Moldovan’s ect ect ect .. this is who was fighting and dieing this is who was fighting the-nazi-not ethnic Russians they was in the safe jobs like NKVD ect ect ect ... back in the reserve army and as administrators ect ect.. Why do you think they always say Russians died and not soviets died ????? They do this to cover up this facts I have stated above and for Russia to take the honor from the people who really did the fighting..Russians and Russia have no shame !!
Jason Crabtree
Jason Crabtree 2 days ago
As an Englishman married to a Hungarian and know their culture well, I can say this: Communism, with it's Materialist Atheist ideology has had such psychological and spiritual damage. Unless someone truly takes the time to how it completely transformed their culture, it is hard to grasp. I would just try to say this; they are completely demoralised and cynical to any talk of "family", "progress", "liberty" and "morality". Marxist ideology completely destroyed all ties to family, religion and culture in favour of the State. It literally brain washed 3 generations on how religion and God are superstitions, that motherhood, marriage and the family are just means for the revolution. And the moral end of the revolution? Material pleasure and comfort. So any talk of anything above increasing your pay, material pleasure and comfort is alien to them. And because of this, they are mostly empty as all they have to live for is...
L8bro 2 days ago
Not to worry, in 300 years Siberia will be the breadbasket of the world.
Jay Winter
Jay Winter 3 days ago
Are we going to talk about how Stalin easily killed 6-9 million people in the Soviet union on top of the 22 million lost in the war...No, well alright then.
Russia...theoreticly..should be a place where citizens are masters of home building tech,and alternate power sources....but, it's always looking so desperate in the country towns..........citizens still cloying Western Stuff...... they should come up with a way to attract people from other country's to live there.........
Tony Beard
Tony Beard 3 days ago
When This fucking hoe Ass Video mention the world's largest countries they forgot to put Africa up there
Ktoto Zachemto
Ktoto Zachemto 3 days ago
Russia's biggest problem is not population decrease or geography, but insane corruption and politicians who have been slowly killing the country for almost 2 decades.
Kacey Thompson
Kacey Thompson 4 days ago
1778000 viewer :)
Артём Сибилёв
субтитры на русский пожалуйста, ни черта не понятно что говорит
Mckenzie Welsh
Mckenzie Welsh 6 days ago
I got a visit Russia ad
James Mastroianni
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 6 days ago
Kkkkkkkkkk Americans you take people from other countries to populate your country
Heart of Iron RGF
Large population decline tends to happen when your country is governed and invaded by dictators for an entire century.
kalu 6
kalu 6 7 days ago
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 7 days ago
The Nazis destroyed Eastern Europe.
I don't believe in the Allies Propaganda
Communism did it first
JuanjoDead 8 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.
Іван Колесніков
Sorry how do you know about the great Patriotic war and not the Second world war?
john m
john m 8 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 6 days ago
You must be an idiot, illegal immigration is the problem not legal immigration
Big Smoke
Big Smoke 8 days ago
0:41 "Canada is larger than China" *Shows China having the largest land*
Fairy C Rat
Fairy C Rat 5 days 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 9 days ago
Thank god, make games greate again
a b
a b 9 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 9 days ago
Poland is not an Eastern European country
Іван Колесніков
By the way the concept of Central Europe is an invention of the Bolsheviks.P. S. Russia in greater part lie in Asia.
Somebody 9 days ago
@Mateusz Zając Oops Sorry I tought you where talking about Russia
Mateusz Zając
Mateusz Zając 9 days ago
@Somebody exaclty, russia is an eastern country. Poland is not
Somebody 9 days ago
@Mateusz Zając It is still in the East of Poland. So Russia is an Eastern country.
Mateusz Zając
Mateusz Zając 9 days ago
@Somebody literal central point of Europa is in Poland
Sami Gami
Sami Gami 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 days ago
You forget crimea in the map
AV. 9 days ago
он не русский)
Litwickfan101 10 days ago
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes 6 days ago
Lol butthurt russia fanboy, just accept the fact you idiot
bluejay7232 10 days ago
Another video showing Russia in a bad light. Western propaganda can't get enough of Russia, can they? 🤔
bluejay7232 8 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 8 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 9 days ago
@AV. I'm sorry but I can't read Russian. I only know some phrases.
bluejay7232 9 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 10 days ago
how can this video be considered propaganda? russia's shrinking population is harsh reality.
Meldridge Reed Jr
Meldridge Reed Jr 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 days ago
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 11 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 11 days ago
1:42 Why you pictured entire French Empire? French mainland had only 39 million people at the time.
Thomas Affolter
Thomas Affolter 11 days ago
Vodka. Bad for you.
Nunyo Bisnus
Nunyo Bisnus 11 days ago
Understanding Russia isn’t hard Russia= Adidas
Corban Thenoob
Corban Thenoob 11 days ago
Fun fact if you only count the land area in all countries China is bigger than the USA and Canada
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