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Santas Around the World

See Santa's -- and his doppelgangers' -- amazing adventures around the globe. We found him water skiing in Virginia, swimming with dolphins in Japan and competing in the annual Winter Games in Sweden.

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Stavropol, Russia

Father Frost, aka Santa Claus, and his granddaughter Snegurochka the Snowmaid (center) visit a city park to meet and entertain residents in Stavropol, a city in southern Russia. Russians traditionally celebrate the coming of the New Year on December 31 and Orthodox Christmas in January.

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