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Voice of America – English: Russian Swimming Club Celebrates Christmas in Freezing

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Dozens of daredevils swam through freezing cold waters in the Russian city of Omsk on Saturday, December 27, and through the weekend.

Members of a local winter swimming club gather at the Irtysh river every week from December through May.

Up to 100 people attend swimming sessions, which are held six days per week. (REUTERS) 

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