RT News - February 22, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

Concerns mount in the UK that it wont be able honor its arms contracts with Saudi Arabia, as Germany refuses to lift a ban on supplying certain component parts to the Gulf Kingdom. A US actor is accused of faking a hate crime against himself. Jussie Smollett's claim that he was assaulted by Donald Trump supporters, had led to an outpouring of sympathy, support, and anger at the president for supposedly raising tensions. Venezuela's opposition leader vows to defy a ban on US aid, that is being stockpiled at the border. Juan Guaido is promising to get the deliveries into the country by Saturday with clashes already breaking out over the attempts.