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Cisco’s team in Russia takes the plunge

On January 19, Andrey Kharitonov, Alexey Lukatsky, Oleg Snigirev, Sergey Timofeev and Vasily Tomilin from Cisco’s Moscow office joined some 30 thousand Muscovites  to celebrate Epiphany in a centuries-old tradition. 

Like many other Russian Orthodox followers they braved the chill, typical for this time of the year (less than 2 degrees Farhenheit), and took a swim in a hole cut in the ice covering the Moscow river. 

 

Moscow employees have been doing this for the past four years.

Hope you enjoyed the swim team. Smile

 

 

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  1. I’m cold just thinking about it. :)

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  2. ouch!!! tha looks like really really cold!!! i wouldn t dare

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  3. I’m cold just thinking about it. smile-Güncel Dizi izLe

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  4. Such swimmers are called walruses”" in Russia and they are quite numerous.”

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