Nobody declares war on Russia, but at the same time, many NATO actions can be regarded as unfriendly. These are not actions of a peaceful period. This is a hidden preparation for war.
This is a conspiracy which presents many social and political events in various countries as a consequence of West-instigated provocations against Russia and China. It is consistent with a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative presenting colour revolutions as the West's attempts to create instability around all Russian border and to encircle Russia and to destabilise China.
The narrative has been applied, among others, to report about protests in Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, and Hong Kong as well as to portray the West as an aggressive actor constantly preparing new coups.
Read similar cases about the US using all colour revolution technologies to destabilize China and to create a belt of instability around Russia, Arab spring being directed by global elites, as well as the US being responsible for colour revolutions, coups and occupation of Germany and Japan.