Skip to comments.Hundreds of Russians take chilly dip in icy rivers as they mark Epiphany
Posted on 01/20/2012 12:32:14 PM PST by klpt
Mouths open in shock and muscles tensed at the freezing temperatures, these Russian plunge themselves into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany. In temperatures approaching -10 degrees, hundreds of Russian Orthodox Church followers brave the dip into especially cut holes in the ice om Tyarlevo village, near St Petersburg, at midnight.
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Hmmm.....Epiphany was on January 6th.
Jumping into icy water? Well, the guy next to me would’ve been warm for a couple seconds.
In case anybody out there doesn’t understand why the Red Army kicked German ^ss in the winter of 1941/42, let them take a look at these pics.
Those girls were in the Red Army? Wow.
I think my body temperature dropped about 10 degrees just looking at these pictures. Yipes!
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