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2021 in review: the biggest stories of the year

What happened in 2021 - and World Review's 2022 predictions.

The New Statesman international team look back at their most significant moments of 2021, including the 6th January storming of the US capitol, the Belarus border crisis and Cop26. 

Then Emily Tamkin in Washington DC, Ido Vock in Paris and Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin make their predictions for 2022, looking ahead to elections in Hungary and France as well as what could be a challenging year for China.

Further reading:

Emily Tamkin’s seven predictions for the world in 2022.

Ido Vock’s four questions ahead of France’s 2022 presidential election.

Jeremy Cliffe’s ten crucial questions about the world in 2022.

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