The US is conducting a ‘witch hunt’ as during the “McCarthyism, targeting those who sympathize with Russia.
Ukraine, which gained independence after the collapse of the USSR, was created as a state whose policy must be directed against Russia.
A very common piece of disinformation which claims that Ukrainians are anti-Russian. In the last Ukrainian census, carried out in 2001, 8.3 million people (17.3% of the population) identified as ethnic Russians bit.ly/1gKrIph, . The actions of Russia such as the illegal annexation of Crimea and the backing of the separatists and their self-proclaimed authorities in eastern Ukraine are perceived as unfriendly steps/aggression by the majority of Ukrainian society.