Russian soldiers wear snow gear over Red Army World War II uniforms as they prepare to parade in Red Square in front of St. Basil Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. Thousands of soldiers and military cadets marched across Red Square to mark the 72nd anniversary of a historic World War II parade. The show honored the participants of the Nov. 7, 1941 parade who headed directly to the front lines to defend Moscow from the Nazi forces.
A man dressed as Santa Claus rings a bell as he arrives on a bike for the opening of the most famous German Christmas mail office in the small village of Himmelpfort (Heaven's Door) north of Berlin, Germany. Last year, over 292,000 children from all over the world sent their Christmas wishes to the small village to 'Christmas mail office, 16798 Himmelpfort'.
Fall colors on the trees at Shenandoah National Park at the border of Virginia with West Virginia, USA (Photo by Dimitris Manis/VOA Greek Service)
Superboat Extreme class boats make the turn in Key West Harbor during the first of three race days at the Key West World Championship in Key West, Florida, Nov. 6, USA. More than 40 high-speed powerboats from the U.S. and other countries are entered in the competition. (Photo provided by Florida Keys News Bureau/Andy Newman)