Japanese macaques relax in the bath at the Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden on Sunday, December 9, in Japan.
Military school students sit backstage during an annual ball in Moscow on Tuesday, December 11.
Historical re-enactors participate in the Liberty Counsel's "Live Nativity" ceremonial procession around the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, December 12.
A man fishes on a snow-covered bank of the Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Monday, December 10.
Children look out from a plastic sheet-covered window in a village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday, December 13.