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Orthodox servicemen of the Western Military District (ZVO) will celebrate the Epiphany with a bath in specially equipped fonts with ice-cold water.

In total, on the territory of 26 subjects of the Russian Federation, as well as in Pridnestrovie, about 100 Jordans are equipped for the military personnel of the district. Polynyas with similar ladders were cleared and cut down in reservoirs, platforms and tents for changing clothes were installed, as well as warm rooms with hot tea. The depth of the fonts is up to 1.5 m.

Military personnel, members of their families and civilian personnel of formations and military units of the district will take part in the events.

To ensure the safety and health of military personnel, emergency teams will be on duty at all bathing sites.

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