The Crazy Russian Hacker is back, and this time he uses a survival chemical, potassium permanganate (KMnO4), and sugar to start a fire.

Potassium permanganate, also known as permanganate of potash or Condy’s crystals, is a chemical compound consisting of two ions: a potassium ion and a permanganate ion, according to study.com.

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The short video below shows you how he gets the job done using sugar potassium permanganate and a stick.

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