The author posted a question in Cities and Countries
How to survive in Vorkuta on a harsh polar night? and got a better answer
Response from Антон Владимирович[+++++]
Smoke Belomor harshly into the open door of the stovepipe. And on your manly face, will the reflections of the flame play?
Smoke Belomor harshly into the open door of the stove. And the glow of the flame will play on the manly face.
But in Alaska, people live just fine on a soggy polar night. Why is that?