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1. Frozen Traditions, The Epiphany Swim

Religious or not, January 19th marks the day in which thousands of Russians dunk themselves in freezing waters for the annual Epiphany swim.

Tags: winter, ice swimming, Orthodox Church, epiphany, religion
2. Get Your Freeze On

Winter is here, and ice swimmers are diving in across Russia.

Tags: epiphany, snow, winter sports, winter, swimming, ice swimming
3. It's a Dog's Life (in Russia)

Icy winter waters were no threat to a talented reporter who dove in to save a puppy from the cold.

 

Tags: animals, ice swimming, winter, dogs
By https://mirbelogorya.ru/region-news/39-staryj-oskol/39314-korrespondent-mira-belogorya-pomog-spasti-sobaku-provalivshuyusya-pod-led.html
4. Baptism of the Christ

Russia has its own way of marking Twelfth Night (Ephiphany). But as a Christian holiday it misses the mark.

Tags: ice swimming, religion, orthodox church, epiphany
5. Bacon, comics, and fairy tales on ice

Adapting to life in Russia? Comic books. Craving cuteness? Piglets getting saved from a fire. Not Russian enough for you? Ice swimming. And for good measure, zombies. 

Tags: russia, migrants, moscow, epiphany, putin, ice swimming
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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