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Take a dip into icy waters on Epiphany

2009-01-20 07:27:13 GMT2009-01-20 15:27:13 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special unit dip into the icy waters of a lake near the village of Zadomlia, some 40 km (25 miles) east of Minsk, January 19, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. [Agencies]

A girl bathes in icy water during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations on Kapchagai reservoir, some 62 km (39 miles) north of Almaty, January 19, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of sub-zero temperatures. [Agencies]

People dip in icy water as they celebrate Orthodox Epiphany in Kiev January 19, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. [Agencies]

A man bathes in icy water during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations on Kapchagai reservoir, some 62 km (39 miles), north of Almaty January 19, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of sub-zero temperatures. [Agencies]

A man bathes in icy water at a lake in Minsk January 18, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. [Agencies]

Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special unit dip into the icy waters of a lake near the village of Zadomlia, some 40 km (25 miles) east of Minsk, January 19, 2009. Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather.

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