“…we continue to press for this crisis to be resolved in a way that allows a sovereign and democratic Ukraine to determine its future and control its territory. Not because we want to isolate Russia — we don’t — but because we want a strong Russia that’s invested in working with us to strengthen the international system as a whole,” Obama said.
Vocativ found in its analysis that Russians on Twitter and VKontakte, the country’s most popular social media network, immediately jumped on Obama for his statement. Some brought up the president’s State of the Union address in January, in which he stated Russia was indeed “isolated with its economy in tatters
.” It seems that it's only American liberals who don't notice these things.