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Video: Putin Strips And Bathes In Icy Water For The Epiphany

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“On the occasion of Epiphany, Putin attended a liturgy and also took part in the Epiphany bathing in Lake Seliger,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Putin visited the Nilo-Stolobensky monastery in the Tver Region after wrapping up his working visit to St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, reported Russian state news agency TASS.

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This is not the first time Putin has gone for such icy ritual immersions. The president has taken part in the ice-hole bathing event “for several years already,” he added.

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