Tag: epiphany

20th January 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

Swimming with icebergs

A guest blog from John Foreman, Defence Attache, British Embassy 19 January is Epiphany, an ancient Christian feast day which, in the Orthodox tradition, celebrates the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the River Jordan.  The people of Ukraine, as elsewhere in the region, celebrate this event by jumping into the cold waters […]

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