It is a fact (objective) that those official statements were made by the Russian and Iranian authorities.
The article linked provides citation for the (continued) growth in demonstrations and deaths.
Based on those objective, documented facts, I provided logical inferences (if...then).
You continue to reassert your opinion though, without any similar support. You asked, I provided. Now I ask you to similarly support your position. It is a useful exercise.
totally unsubstantiated conjecture, It’s tiring. but it is convincing of the opposite conclusion.