According to Stadler, "there is no pressure to the people. Soldiers and people with guns are outside, not inside. Everybody can vote here free".
OK, so Stadler does not see a man in military fatigues standing behind him. So let's help Stadler see something else, shall we?
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Right, according to Stadler, there are no armed men "inside" polling stations. This may actually be true: there are no polling stations in the Donbass because there are no elections there.
And here is a good example of what armed men are doing in order to provide safety of the "voters" and ensure the fairness of the "elections":