Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters

 

A man immerses himself in an ice hole in the Moskva river during celebrations for the Russian Orthodox Epiphany on the outskirts of Moscow January 19, 2015. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. Source: Reuters

 

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