From the death of Queen Elizabeth II to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the world experienced many significant events in 2022. ABC News photo editors curated some of the most dramatic images from this unforgettable year, in which the first Black woman was appointed to the Supreme Court and the fight continued against the global coronavirus pandemic.

In People crowd under a destroyed bridge as they try to flee, crossing the Irpin River, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, March 5, 2022.
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