In this image made from video, a chapel made of snow is seen in Sosnovka, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Sosnovka resident Alexander Batyokhtin has built a church in this village in Siberia made entirely of snow. Batyokhtin was constructing the chapel each day for nearly two months even temperatures plunged below minus 30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit). He used 12 cubic metres (424 cubic feet) of snow to make it in the village in the Omsk region. (AP Photo)
SOSNOVKA, Russia (AP) — A village in Siberia that did not have a church until this winter is getting a lesson in faith and life’s ephemeral nature.
Sosnovka resident Alexander Batyokhtin spent nearly two months building a village church entirely out of snow. The structure will vanish with the season.
Batyokhtin worked on the chapel every day, even when temperatures plunged below minus 30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit.) He used 12 cubic metres …
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