RT News - January 01 2022 (12:00 MSK)
As the world rings in the new year with fireworks illuminating landmarks around the globe we recap some of the challenges of the past 12 months - as Covid continues to cast a shadow. Some positive predictions - inflation in major markets will drop, and the global economy will grow - that's the forecast ahead from a major American investment bank. We take a look at what to expect in the year ahead. Looking over our shoulder at some of 2021's big political spats - the divisive defense deal that saw France frozen out, as Australia, Britain and the US banded together pitting long-time allies against each other.