The regime change in the Ukraine was an instigated coup cooked up by the US government and the CIA. It brought fascist forces into power that sold the country out to the US Empire. Ukraine is the cornerstone in America's expansionist drive eastwards.
To drag the US and its Western cronies into war, a Malaysian airliner was shot down over Ukraine. Immediately, the fawning Western media blamed Russia, although as the following video shows the perpetrators are on the Ukrainian side. Like in Iraq, the media failed across the board, again.