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Canada’s New Shipping Shortcut

Canada’s New Shipping Shortcut

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Hover. Get 10% off your custom Domain from Hover with the code “Wendover” at checkout. The Arctic will be perhaps the single most influential region on earth in the coming century and yet almost no-one even lives there. Eight nations have territory above the Arctic Circle—Denmark …

“How I Survived Chernobyl”

My name is Sasha Yuvchenko, and I would like to tell you the story of how I survived one of the worst man-made disasters the world has ever seen. On April 25th, 1986, I was working at the heart of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant when the No. 4 nuclear reactor exploded. The blast was …

The Animated History of Ukraine

The Animated History of Ukraine

Ukraine is located here right below Russia and Belarus so Ukraine is a relatively young country like really young its Declaration of Independence was only ratified in 1991 making it roughly the same age as most Millennials most of this general region was historically part of either Russia or Poland it’s very name an old …

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

VALERY LEGASOV: All of the good we did…it doesn’t matter.What does matter is that to them, justice was done.See, a just world…is a sane world.There was nothing sane about Chernobyl.♪ (EERIE MUSIC PLAYS) ♪ BORIS SHCHERBINA: I’m pleased to reportthat the situation in Chernobyl is stable.In terms of radiation… I’m told it’s the equivalent of …

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

It may be half a year away, but military planners around the world are always looking ahead, and the year 2020 will prove pivotal for many of the world’s militaries. With the possibility of another major conflict in Europe brewing, and China seeking to economically damage the US for its support of Taiwan, national priorities …

Feature History – Seven Years’ War

Feature History – Seven Years’ War

the Seven Years War a legendary conflict that involved every great power of Europe spanned five continents and affected the world for centuries to come its legacy now lives on and dull history courses at bore me to tears I’d to read those for this I hope you appreciate that [Music] hello and welcome to …

Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna discuss… wait for it… THE MONGOLS. So you probably have a picture of the Mongols in your head. Yes, that’s the picture: brutal, bloodthirsty, swarthy, humorously mustachioed warriors riding the plains, wearing fur, eating meat directly off the bone, saying, “Bar …