January 19, 2011

Video: An Ice-Cold Dip For Theophany In Moscow

Russian Orthodox Christians are marking Epiphany, one of their most important religious holidays. The tradition sees many people brave ice-cold water as they hope to wash away their sins. RT's Peter Oliver packed his swimming trunks and plucked up the courage to have a go himself.

And contrary to the report, no, Jesus was not baptized into the Christian faith.