From left: Matteo Salvini, Silvio Berlusconi and Giorgia Meloni during a general election campaign rally by a right-wing coalition made up of their parties in Rome, Italy, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
From left: Matteo Salvini, Silvio Berlusconi and Giorgia Meloni during a general election campaign rally by a right-wing coalition made up of their parties in Rome, Italy, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
Italy

On eve of election, Italy braces for potential far-right win

  • Vote comes as Italy battles series of crises, from rampant inflation and extreme weather events to energy crisis aggravated by war in Ukraine
  • Potential emergence of a far-right government in Italy puts European Union on alert amid concerns about stability, economy

From left: Matteo Salvini, Silvio Berlusconi and Giorgia Meloni during a general election campaign rally by a right-wing coalition made up of their parties in Rome, Italy, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
From left: Matteo Salvini, Silvio Berlusconi and Giorgia Meloni during a general election campaign rally by a right-wing coalition made up of their parties in Rome, Italy, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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