Many people are confused what origin Ms. Lisitsa is and so we are. So we decided to simply state “born in the former USSR” to avoid being blamed for misrepresentation.
Her tweets might help you answer the question more specifically.
February 7, 2014
June 5, 2015
This admission can explain why Lisitsa chooses to not associate herself with Ukrainian people and Ukrainian ethnicity. Is Lisitsa carrying her childhood trauma of being “disowned and abandoned” by her Ukrainian father into her hate and violence promotion against Ukraine and Ukrainian people?