RT News - December 31, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

Europe steps up its security measures for New Year's eve: As the German city of Cologne marks one year since violence erupted in its main square during celebrations. A consulate chef is named among the Russian diplomatic staff to be expelled from the U.S. - suspected of spying. As President Obama levies new sanctions against Russia for alleged hacking during the election season. And as we prepare to bid farewell to 2016 - RT takes a look at some of the trends and events that have shaken up the world order this year - as well as how they might shape 2017.