A new strategy was adopted for the NATO’s fiftieth anniversary and a new phase began – NATO was transformed from a defensive player into an offensive one and expansion toward (south)east became indisputable.
The demonisation of Russia, which is growing, is not connected with Russia as such, it is connected with internal political processes in the United States.
No evidence given. This is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about alleged Western belligerence towards Russia and specifically US Russophobia, aimed at attempting to weaken and isolate Russia.
Negative attitudes towards Russia are not simply driven by malicious "Russophobia", as pro-Kremlin media and officials often say, but often derive from assessments of the Kremlin's own policies.
The US sanctions that have been imposed on Russia are a response on Russia’s illegal actions, specifically the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the war in Donbas that continues until today. The Special Council investigation concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 US Presidential election. This led to US senators' proposals to extend sanctions on Russia to deter it from further election meddling.
See similar pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives alleging that aggression towards Russia derives from American culture and that Washington is likely to launch a war against Russia.