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Oymyakon - the Coldest Inhabited Place on Earth


RT’s Konstantin Rozhkov takes a trip to one of the coldest places on our planet – the rural town of Oymyakon and documents all the remarkable discoveries he makes on the way. They meet people so tough that they go ice-swimming when it's minus 50 degrees Celsius or minus 58 Fahrenheit. It’s so cold here; batteries die almost instantly, smartphones get covered in frost even inside your pocket, a carrot freezes so hard you can hammer in nails with it. Yet, one of the world’s coldest places is quickly becoming a hot spot for international travellers.

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Available in Russian, with English subtitles,
in Spanish and Arabic languages