Although Eric Zuesse is sometimes overly dramatic when it comes to Ukraine, which he has written about for years, This article of his on ZeroHedge a few days ago is interesting:
Ukraine, Trump, & Biden - The Real Story Behind "Ukrainegate
Especially, he points out the importance of the oligarch Kolomoysky, who he suggests is the most powerful and corrupt person in Ukraine, arguing that he was the actual boss of Hunter Biden in Ukraine as he may also control Zelensky. This statement is important if true:
So, both Kolomoysky and Zelensky are evidently now considering to seek Moscow’s protection...
This might represent ultimate failure of Washington's Ukraine gambit.
Also worth reading is David Stockman's 3-part piece (which neglects to mention Kolomoysky):
The Ukrainian Influence Peddling Rings – A Microcosm of How Imperial Washington Rolls