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Russian Christians Celebrate Epiphany With Ice-cold Dip

Russian Orthodox Christians in the resort city of Sochi ran into the Black Sea early Tuesday to mark Epiphany. Abpit 3,000 people gathered at the beach of the Black Sea after attending prayers at the Holy Trinity Cathedral as part of celebrations that see worshippers immersing themselves in water, regardless of the winter weather. Rushing waves were already striking at the feet of those gathered on the shores of the beach as a priest blessed the water in Sochi. People then shed their...

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