The best pictures 2013 to version Getty Images

• The best pictures of 2013 according to Getty Images

The world-famous agency published a compilation of his best pictures of the year.

Leading photobank traditionally summarizes and publishes the best photos of the most significant events in the world of politics, culture, sports and social life.

We offer you to look at these pictures, to remember all the touching, funny or horrific events that have taken place in the world in recent years.

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The regiment of soldiers on the morning exercises in China's Heilongjiang Province. Air teperatura dropped to -30 degrees Celsius.

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The release of ash from the volcano Popocatepetl in Mexico. The authorities of the city of Tlaxcala on alert five points on a seven-point scale: the settlements on the territory of 12 kilometers around the volcano have to be ready to evacuate.

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27-year-old Boris the polar bear under anesthesia. He carried a full medical examination before surgery, teeth and eyes in a veterinary clinic in the city of Tacoma, Washington.

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Prince William helps his wife in the parade in honor of St. Patrick's Day in Aldershot: the Duchess of Cambridge was stuck in a lattice heel.

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US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the ball during the inauguration. The other day the president was re-elected for a second term.

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The Boeing 777 belonging to the airline of South Korea after the crash at the international airport of San Francisco.

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Tens of thousands of workers and activists in Jakarta demand higher minimum wages and better working conditions.

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The lightning struck the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. On that day, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was leaving the throne, t. To. The health does not allow him to continue. This is unprecedented in the modern history of the Catholic Church.

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In one of the spas in Jakarta, Indonesia has an unusual service - massage by snakes. It is believed that the body pythons crawling help to forget about everyday worries and get rid of stress.

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The protesters in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. May 2013.

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence learned that she received the Academy Award for Best Actress in the film "My guy - crazy". The award ceremony in the theater "Dolby", California.

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Guests at the Cathedral of St. Paul in the farewell ceremony for the British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Chinese astronauts saluting near Shenzhou capsule after a successful landing in Mongolia.

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The Israelites are watching a swarm of locusts in the Negev desert on the Israeli-Egyptian border. In March of this year from Egypt to Israel was attacked by hordes of locusts.

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A man holds on to a fence during the invasion of the strong waves caused by unprecedented rainfall during the tropical cyclone "Oswald." Sydney, Australia.

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An American pilgrim of the "Hope of Glory" on the path of Christ on the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem on Good Friday.

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The horse fell during a race with obstacles in the Scottish town of Ayr.

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A collage of photos of the Tiananmen Square in Beijing: at the bottom - the image of the sky January 23, 2013, when the level of air pollution has reached a critical value.

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Lightning struck in Willis -Tauer in Chicago during a severe storm.

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A view of New York City and on the memorial day of the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center September 9, 2013.

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The workers are preparing to clean the windows in the building of the Shanghai World Financial Center.

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People are candles around the statue of Buddha on the day of veneration of Buddha in Thailand.

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The two-year Jack Rigby at the funeral of his father, Lee Rigby in England. An employee of the Royal Infantry Regiment, was killed while on duty in London's Woolwich. The inscription on the T-shirt "My dad - my hero."

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Soccer FC Lazio rejoices the third goal in the gates of Catania. Playing the Italian football championship, Olimpico Stadium in Rome.

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The team at Red Bull Soapbox Race in London. Teams compete on makeshift racing machines which move along an inclined path by gravity.

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Firefighters extinguish a fire on the last day of the Spanish festival of Las Fallas fire in Spain. This day marks the beginning of spring with fireworks and burning huge doll.

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More than three thousand pairs of parishioners of the organization "Unification Church" take part in a mass wedding ceremony in South Korea.

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The attraction at the festival Oktoberfest in Munich.

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Some 600 students of Hebei Normal University in China spent the night in the gym to escape from the unprecedented heat wave that has been this summer in China. University authorities have included in the room air conditioning and an outstanding student mat.

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The red flag was blown away by the wind in the face of time before the ceremony of welcome Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. It takes place at the House of the People in Beijing. Julia Gillard visited China on an official visit during the Boao Forum for Asia - 2013.

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Andrew Jerman and his dog in anticipation of the start of the new hunting season.

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The yellow scorpion glows in the dark, while eating their prey in the Negev desert in Israel. This desert was on the second place among the ten most popular tourist destinations in 2013.

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Dancer and the policeman at Notting Hill Carnival in London.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin to dive in on. Hogland in the Baltic Sea, where is found the sunken frigate "Oleg".

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The man with his son in the Chinese province of Qingdao, where there has been an unprecedented invasion of green algae. From June to the city's beaches have taken out more than 50, 000 tons of algae.

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Kate Middleton with her newborn son in the hospital of St. Mary's in London. Newborn George Alexander Louis received the title of Prince of Cambridge and was the third in line to the British throne after his father and grandfather, Charles William.

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UK Finance Minister George Osborne plays with children during a visit to a London kindergarten.

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Smog shrouded the Australian Sydney. Because of the strongest in the last 40 years, forest fires over the city hung a huge cloud of smoke.

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Students of the Scottish University of St Andrews in the so-called "raisin weekend" at this time younger students have to thank the senior students for tuition. By tradition, the festival are "fighting foam" - the students buy a few thousand cans of shaving foam and begin to daub each other with their contents.

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Chicago Illinois Police investigating the murder of 24-year-old men in the area of ​​South Side.

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An activist of the movement "Femen" attacks on Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Hanover industrial fair Hannover Messe.

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The rescue team to Indonesia looking for the flight recorders at the crash site near the coast of Bali. While landing at the international airport "Ngurah Rai" in the equatorial rain conditions, the pilot missed the band, and the plane crashed in shallow water.

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Rescue work after the collapse of the eight-storey building in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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The American flag on the ruins of a house in Moore after the devastating tornado in May this year.

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Festival participants Patum de Berga in Spain. Feast consists of processions of the mystical and symbolic figures dancing to drum beats. It takes place during the Catholic feast of the Body and Blood of Christ.

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Senior Airman Sheila Smith and Courtney Burdshou after the wedding ceremony in Manhattan.

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The bull stands in front of the race at the entrance to the arena at the festival of San Fermin in Spain. The annual Spanish festival has become popular after the novel by Ernest Hemingway's "Fiesta (The Sun Also Rises)," written in 1926.

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members "colored race" in Gold Coast, Australia.

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A view of the flooded areas of the capital of Slovakia - Bratislava. This year the flood level reached a record high of 1, 030 cm, but the barrier prevented flooding of the city center.

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The man comforting his daughter during a flood in the southern part of the state of Queensland in Australia.

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Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. This is the last meeting before the pontiff's abdication.

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The people gathered at the Krishna Temple in Srijith, watered with water paint. This festival - the festival of Holi in double Barsanov.