Over 82,000 Muscovites dip into icy water to celebrate Epiphany - ministry

The Epiphany celebration in Kamchatka Source: RBTH

More than 82,000 people have taken a dip in icy water in Moscow to celebrate Epiphany, a representative of the city police department told Interfax.

"As of 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, 82,167 people had plunged into ice holes in Moscow to mark Epiphany," the source said.

In his words, no accidents or incidents have been reported from Epiphany bathing sites.

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