RT News - December 19, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Barack Obama signs a bill allowing lethal aid to be sent to Ukraine and further sanctions against Russia .... but holds off on implementing any actual restrictions just yet; New York state bans fracking after an environmental report finds the procedure a serious threat to health, as well as to water and air quality; The village caught napping. RT goes to Kazakhstan to investigate a mysterious sleep epidemic that's forcing locals to nod off for no apparent reason.