2012 in photos (part 2)

• 2012 in photos (part 2)

We continue collection of photographs covering the events of the year.

August 15, 2012. Captured by the Japanese patrol boats the Coast Guard boat with political activists. 14 people set sail from Hong Kong towards the disputed islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China and Taiwan

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 2, 2012. The US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas performs on the Olympic Games in London

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 12, 2012. The light of stars, the lights of cities and lightning flashes mingled on the composite photograph taken with a camera mounted on the International Space Station.

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 22, 2012. Favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Approximately 1 billion people worldwide live in such slums here.

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 20, 2012. Half of the dial on the tower Modenese in Finale Emilia, which was destroyed by an earthquake force 6.0 points, Italy

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 4, 2012. Cowboy Nate Cummings rides during the "Supermoon", Montana, USA.

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 1, 2012. A police officer swings his baton at the activist movement Occupy Wall Street, which was released on May Day demonstration

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 13, 2012. She is an abandoned railway line, known as the "Tunnel of Love" in a small Ukrainian town of Klevan Rivne region in about 350 km from Kiev.

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 6, 2012. Venus passes across the Sun's disk. This photograph was taken from the Japanese satellite Hinode. On that day, Venus is between the Sun and the Earth. The next time this will happen in 2117.

2012 in photos (part 2)

May 8, 2012. South Africa. Mist over Cape Town.

2012 in photos (part 2)

5 June 2012. Londoners celebrate the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II

2012 in photos (part 2)

3 June 2012. Côte helicopter, created by Dutch artist Bart Jansen (right) flies in the center of Amsterdam at the festival of art KunstRAI. Jansen said that the cat-helicopter built by him from his favorite stuffed cat Orville, hit by a car. He built "Orvilkopter" together with the pilot Arjen Beltmenom (left).

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 10, 2012. Ethnic arakanets comes with a homemade weapon in his hands. In the background, burning building, which was set on fire during clashes between Arakanese Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Sittwe, Myanmar.

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 6, 2012. The shuttle Enterprise is towed past the Freedom Tower, World Trade Center, the place of permanent exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 26, 2012. Forest fires in Colorado Springs, USA.

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 6, 2012. North Korea. Artists perform in front of farmers during the planting season.

2012 in photos (part 2)

June 16, 2012. Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut. China is going for 10 years independently build its own space station orbit.

2012 in photos (part 2)

8 July 2012. Spain. Cardboard figure of Muhammad Ali, staged street artists next to the sleeping man in a park.

2012 in photos (part 2)

July 26, 2012. The girl cries during the funeral of his cousin, one of the 12 victims of the 24-year-old James Holmes opened fire on the people in the theater.

2012 in photos (part 2)

July 6, 2012. Women in special nylon masks to protect the face from UV on the beach in Qingdao, China. Masks were invented by a woman about seven years ago and is now in mass production and sold in local stores beachwear.

2012 in photos (part 2)

July 22, 2012. Emilia Hemplmen Adams poses with the Olympic flame in the background Big Ben, standing on top of the capsule, "London Eye"

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 3, 2012. A good picture of the full moon on the background of the Olympic rings hanging on the Tower Bridge during the London Olympics

2012 in photos (part 2)

July 31, 2012. American Michael Phelps won him a gold medal at the Olympic Games in the summer of 2012 in London. At this Olympics Phelps won 4 gold and 2 silver medals and became the greatest Olympian of all time with 22 medals in the account

2012 in photos (part 2)

5 August 2012. Usein Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line and wins gold in the men's 100-meter final at the London Olympics

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 5, 2012. Silver medalist of the London Olympics American McKale Maron

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 12, 2012. The attenuation of the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 13, 2012. The President and US presidential candidate Barack Obama speaks to voters in Iowa during a three-day bus tour of propaganda

2012 in photos (part 2)

August 8, 2012. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, member of the punk band Pussy Riot in front of a court hearing in Moscow, Russia. Tolokonnikova and two other member of the punk band were found guilty of criminal hooliganism and inciting religious hatred for having organized a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin in Christ the Savior Cathedral in February 2012.

2012 in photos (part 2)