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26 May, 2020 20:30

Why oil-rich Venezuela needs energy bailout from Iran

Iran and Venezuela have struck a new trade deal for much-needed fuel supplies, in defiance of US threats. Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com explains how resource-rich Venezuela lost its ability to refine its own oil and how Iran has stepped in to "fill the void" left by US sanctions. A federal judge in Florida has ruled that a “pay to vote” system in Florida requiring felons to pay all the court fines, fees and other costs associated with their sentencing is unconstitutional. RT America’s John Huddy reports. Disturbing video of the violent arrest of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis, has shocked the country. Floyd died after a police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes during the arrest. RT America's Michele Greenstein joins to discuss. Plus, the showdown continues between India and China after up to 1,000 Chinese soldiers crossed the border into the disputed region of Ladakh. Taniel Koushakjian, director of public policy at the Hindu American Foundation, shares his insights.