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24 Jan, 2022 21:22

“Antony Blinken lied” – policy expert; NATO moves warships toward Russia, gives Ukraine billions of Euros

The US and its NATO allies have started a series of Navy drills in the Mediterranean Sea. The 12-day Neptune Strike exercises come amid fears of a conflict in Ukraine, although they haven’t been directly linked to the border crisis. Meanwhile, the EU is offering Ukraine 1.2 billion euros in aid, to counter the supposed threat from Russia. RT’s Peter Oliver reports. NYT bestselling author and President of the Schafly Eagles Ed Martin and George Szamuely, writer and Senior Fellow at the Global Policy Institute in London weigh-in.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won a bid to ask the UK Supreme Court to review a previous High Court decision, to extradite him to the US. He is wanted by Washington, on charges of espionage. RT’s Shadia Edwards-Dashti reports.

Then, Pultizer Prize-winning journalist & author and host of On Contact Chris Hedges shares his perspective.