They are all thinking about Ukraine, but have different economic views and approaches to political slogans. It will some take some time before the political forces resolve these differences.
If we knew there was a Russian family around, we'd try to get together, especially around holidays. Although the former Soviet states are now separate, we still feel ties together with the people of Russia or Ukraine or Belarus or Serbia. We were brought up with this culture and religion. Especially here in the U.S., it's important to keep our religion and heritage.
It's not a secret that in Ukraine, unfortunately, many conflicting situations in the courts are decided either through corruption or through personal ties. The presence of these people, who know the judiciary inside out and who have enormous personal ties... is very advantageous for these political forces.