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Siberia's Ice Floaters

The winter swim club of Krasnoyarsk gets in one last hurrah before the spring comes.

Reuters

Elsewhere in Siberia, 59 wildfires are destroying the homes of the country's residents (4,000 have been burnt down so far). But in the northern city of Krasnoyarsk, members of the Cryophil winter swimmers club lie on floating ice from the spring melting on the Yenisei River.

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.