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Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

Recall the interesting article in 2015.

«Today, thousands of people remember that it is in something they believe in and are sent to commit mass foolish actions. That’s for sure, religion — the opium of the people. But, when you can turn it all into a magical show — something that we have to use. Traditionally, the last night, in Neglinka, a pillar of Death passed digerskoe baptism. In truth, a hell of a show. «

Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

Photos and text by Alexander Popov

1. It was fun. Someone, as usual, drunk, someone is swearing in a terrible way. But all I remember about God and why had gathered there. Let us, and we go down to the bottom!

Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

2. Casting, walk through the collector and the collection point on the trail Gilyarovskogo. It’s all as always.

Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

3. What is it?

Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

4. With us was a film crew of TV channel … «Moscow!». At once, the name of the channel is fully consistent with what they remove.

Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

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Epiphany bathing in the Pillar of Death

6. And here is the pillar of Death.

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7. We are waiting … 24. Beauty

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9. The traditions of many years. I do not know who came up there to be baptized and generally went from the name of the «Pillar of Death.» Maybe, who knows?

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10. And the water there gushing about-ho-ho.

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11. correspondent «Moscow» issued boots, no tears will not look, but she bravely passed all the tests, squelching water in them.

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12. The first went! He did not wait for 12 minutes and dove for five before.

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13. The water suddenly turned off. Someone joked, «All God’s will.»

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14. But we heard a few minutes and give head!

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15. People came 50 people Bathed — five! We must stand Pillar of Death and pass it back and forth. It was fun.

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16. And … suddenly, the determination in the evening! Filmed reportage reporter plunges into the post!

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17. Well done! And yet, I had not planned.

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That is now at the bottom of the baptism. Not that the top …