Radio Slovensko: Italy has been hit by an expected political earthquake.

A right-wing coalition triumphed in early elections for the first time since the end of the Second World War, with the most successful party being the Brothers of Italy, led by the controversial Giorgia Meloni. Is the incoming prime minister a populist or will she commit to serious politics? Why is the European Union itself worried about her victory? Our research fellow Alexandr Lagazzi contributed to the debate.

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TA3: Italy's elections turned out as expected. The Brothers of Italy party led by Giorgia Meloni won by a convincing margin

One of the other evaluation of the Italian elections by our research associate Alexandre Lagazzi. In this interview, he discusses the election results, the future of Italy after the elections, which parties will form the Italian government, and whether or how support for Ukraine will continue.

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ČRo: Giorgia Meloni is very likely to become Italy's new Prime Minister

As expected, Italians chose the right in the early elections. According to commentators, the winner of the election is clearly the Brothers of Italy party, whose leader Giorga Meloni has already announced that she is ready to govern. Our research associate Alexandr Lagazzi also analysed this topic for Český rozhlas.

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RTV: Italy's elections are won by a right-wing bloc

The winner of the Italian elections is now clear, where will the change come? Who is Giorgia Meloni? What can Italians expect from the new government? And how has this election been affected by the war in Ukraine and the looming energy crisis? Our research associate Alexandre Lagazzi commented on these questions and the election results.

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TA3: How will Italy look after the elections?

The right-wing party is leading in the pre-election polls. Italy may have a government unlike any it has seen since Mussolini. Our research associate Alexandr Lagazzi spoke to Slovak TV station TA3 about the campaign and what is in store for Italy after Sunday's elections.

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Roklen24: Italians go to the elections. 200 billion euros from the EU at stake

Italy faces early elections. According to current polls, a right-wing coalition is likely to win. Our research associate Alexandr Lagazzi commented on the fundamental question regarding the shape of the ongoing reforms launched by Prime Minister Draghi in an article for the Roklen24 news portal.

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E15: The new Italian government must continue with reforms. Support for Ukraine in Rome will probably recede

One of our research associate, Alexandr Lagazzi, commented on the upcoming Italian elections for E15. According to pre-election polls, it can be assumed that the right-wing coalition led by Giorgia Meloni will win the elections. However, according to experts, this result could represent a significant risk for the Italian economy, the drawing of contributions from the EU and the supply of weapons to Ukraine.

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Týdeník Euro: The far-right and populists are coming to power in Italy

Due to the premature fall of Draghi's government, Italians will go to the polls on Sunday 25 September. At stake, among other things, is how Rome will deal with the €200 billion covid bailout. Our research associate Alexandre Lagazzi has commented on the current situation.

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RTV: Early Italian elections. Government crisis on the Apennine Peninsula.

Alexandr Lagazzi, an associate research fellow at our Institute, commented for Slovak RTV on the government crisis in Italy, which is leading to early elections. These are likely to take place at the end of September.

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E15: Ukraine has been resisting Russian aggression for six months. A severe winter will test Western solidarity.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for half a year. Despite constant fighting and pressure from Russia on Ukraine, the Russian Federation has failed to conquer Kiev. On the surface, it may appear that the war has stalled, but this is merely a deliberate tactic by Ukraine not to engage in major operations, but to wear down the Russian army. Western unity may be affected by new leadership in Italy and the UK, for example. However, the Czech Republic can play an important role, as it currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Our researcher Danielle Piatkiewicz also commented on the topic.

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