Arms deals, cushy jobs, meddling – the way US elite see Ukraine?

Impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump over his phone call with the leader of Ukraine has seen White House officials subpoenaed over the President’s contacts with Kiev.

The Democrats spearheading the probe, saying ‘Trump has left them no other choice’.

As for US military aid, which plays an important role in the whole scandal, the U.S. Department of State approved the sale of nearly 40 million dollars’ worth of anti-tank weapons to Kiev: the 150 Javelin missiles come on top of the 200 sold. Let’s take a look at how Ukraine has turned into a gold mine for the US

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A scientific journal that specializes in arms control has withdrawn a study casting doubt on the claim that the Syrian government was to blame for an alleged chemical attack in 2017. The article pointed out inconsistencies in the official version of events and came under intense criticism. Also: (Russia Today) – Confess your climate sins: Climate change activism is…faith?

This week saw a fresh wave of global climate protests including in Canada, where thousands took to the streets in cities across the country. Among those taking part in the rally in Montreal, were the Canadian prime minister and teen activist Greta Thunberg. At a meeting between the two, she urged Justin Trudeau to do more to save the planet. On Monday, Thunberg delivered an impassioned address to the UN Climate Action Summit. The Swedish campaigner rebuked world leaders for failing to tackle the destruction of the biosphere. Thunberg also scowled at Donald Trump when they almost crossed paths. But the US President paid zero attention to the headline-grabbing climate activist. She then left the room accompanied by security guards – while Trump went to attend a meeting on religious freedom.

While she’s been widely praised for her impassioned address, there are those who say she’s leading a ‘cult’ for the younger generation. Murad Gazdiev looks at the thin line between ‘activism’ and ‘fanaticism.’