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ILYINSKOYE, RUSSIA - JANUARY 19: A Russian Orthodox beliver bathes in the icy water of a lake in Ilyinskoye, Russia, Monday, January, 19, 2015. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year's celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

ILYINSKOYE, RUSSIA - JANUARY 19: A Russian Orthodox beliver bathes in the icy water of a lake in Ilyinskoye, Russia, Monday, January, 19, 2015. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year's celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)