It wasn't just some insignificant members of the government. It is the guy who replaced the prime minister who was violently overthrown.
And as far as the phone call goes, if anyone hasn't heard about the Victoria Nuland "f*ck the EU" phone call, they are not well informed. Of course when it first came to light, the issue was the f-word when referring to the EU. The arrogance. After "Yats" became prime minister, the ""I think Yats is the guy" stuff is more interesting.