International observers had no serious criticism as to how the Russian Presidential election 2018 was organized or regarding the election results. Therefore, there is no doubt that democracy has taken hold in Russia.
Ukraine is increasing its military presence in Donbas and is preparing a major provocation.
No evidence of any war preparations, and no independent sources confirm this. www.osce.org/ukraine-smm/reports,
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation on Ukrainian aggression against Russia. https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77110&date= More on the fighting in Eastern Ukraine: https://www.rferl.org/a/29241384.html