Top photo of the week December 23 January 12, 2011

26.12.11 | Weekly

Students and retirees dressed as Santa Claus pose together in the unemployment center (Ph: AP)

The annual Santa Claus Charity Run in downtown Budapest, Hungary (Ph: AP)

A man dressed as Santa Claus throws a Christmas tree during a competition in northern Germany (Ph: AP)

Santa Claus on stage with the Radio City Rockettes (Ph: AP)

Kyiv prunes feathers for New Year and Christmas (Ph: PHL)

A boy dressed as Santaat the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (Ph: AP)

A man dressed as Santa Claus visits the Southern College of Optometry (Ph: AP)

People dressed as Grandpa Frost and Snow Maiden pass by Russian Interior Ministry troops (Ph: AP)