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Ice swimming: Russia's chilly tradition

dw.com Logo By Nadine Berghausen of dw.com | Slide 1 of 8: At minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit), these enthusiasts of winter swimming in Siberia don't seem to mind the cold. Running through the snow, they celebrate the beginning of the winter swimming season in Russia.

Fun in the cold

At minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit), these enthusiasts of winter swimming in Siberia don't seem to mind the cold. Running through the snow, they celebrate the beginning of the winter swimming season in Russia.
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