2022

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July 6, 2022

2022 (MMXXII) is the current year, and a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2022th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, 22nd year of the 3rd millennium, 22nd year of the 3rd century -21, and year 3 in the decade of the 2020s. The 2022 denomination for the year has been in use since the early Medieval period, when the Anno Domini Calendar Era (the Common Era) became the common method in Europe for naming years.

Events

2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Para Games 2022 Sea Games 2021 2022 Winter Olympics 2022 AFF Championship Discontinuation of analog broadcasts in Indonesia The implementation of MotoGP in Indonesia, takes place in Mandalika, West Nusa Tenggara Implementation of the Formula E ePrix Jakarta in Indonesia, took place in Ancol, Pademangan, North Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta Implementation of the GT World Challenge Asia in Indonesia, taking place in Mandalika, West Nusa Tenggara 2022 Thomas and Uber Cup 2021 Southeast Asian Games Russian invasion of Ukraine 2022 Daniil Kvyat, Nikita Mazepin and Irina Sidorkova are sanctioned by the West (including the United States and the European Union) and the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Russia's 2022 debt default Georgian House of Representatives Member Marjorie Taylor Greene's personal Twitter account is permanently blocked due to COVID-19 vaccine misinformation MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's Twitter account is again permanently banned for evading Twitter ban from January 2021 Shooting led to the death of journalist while covering, Shireen Abu Akleh, in Jenin, West Bank, Palestine Alexei Navalny transferred to the maximum prison outside Moscow Ilya Yashin was sentenced to 15 days in prison by the Moscow City Police for walking with a friend in a park in the Hamovniki district of Moscow.

January

January 1 — Thailand won the AFF Championship after beating Indonesia. January 5 — Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin resigns amid massive protests over a sharp rise in fuel prices. January 8 — A rock collapse at Lake Furnas in Capitólio, Minas Gerais, Brazil kills 10 people and injures 32. January 9 — In the United States, an apartment fire in New York City, New York killed 19 people and injured 60, while a similar incident in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania killed 12 people and injured 2. January 13 — Japan's 48th Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu dies at the age of 91. January 14 — Nigeria's 9th Head of State Ernest Shonekan dies at the age of 85. January 16 — Mali's 5th President and 6th Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta died at the age of 76. January 17 — An earthquake measuring 5.3 Mw hits Badghis, Afghanistan, killing 28 people and injuring 5. January 19 — Microsoft announces its intention to take over video game company Activision Blizzard. January 21 — Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford becomes the youngest woman to take a solo flight around the world. January 24 — President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is overthrown in a coup by the Armed Forces of Burkina Faso which also announces the dissolution of parliament, government and constitution. January 25 — Mia Mottley's Barbados Labor Party regains all seats in the general election. January 29 — Sergio Mattarella is re-elected President of Italy. January 30 — António Costa's Socialist Party wins the most seats in Portugal's legislative elections.

February

February 4 — February 20 — 2022 Winter Olympics held in Beijing, China, and became the first city to host both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. February 24 — The Russian invasion of Ukraine begins. February 25 — UEFA announces that the venue for the 2022 UEFA Champions League Final which was originally to be played at the Krestovsky Stadium located in St. Petersburg will finally be