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Underwater Christmas Eve celebrations in subzero Lake Baikal

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By Euronews
Underwater Christmas Eve celebrations in subzero Lake Baikal

<p>Members of Irkutsk’s diving club, in Siberia, dressed up as Santa and braved the minus 20 degree surface temperatures of Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest, this Christmas eve</p> <p>The took a christmas tree and a bottle of wine, ten metres down to celebrate their final dive of 2016. </p> <p>Christmas is celebrated on January 7th in Russia, under Russian Orthodox tradition.</p>