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Why a Lega coalition victory in the upcoming Italian elections could shake the EU

The Italian elections might be the most important elections for Europe in 2018 and here is why. Currently the 3 big players in the upcoming elections are the 5 Stars Movement, PD (Partito Democratico) and the center-right coalition made of 3 parties: FI (Forza Italia, Berlusconi's Party), FDI (Fratelli D'Italia, lead by Giorgia Meloni) and Lega (Ex Lega Nord, led by Matteo Salvini). 5 Stars Movement [caption id="attachment_5703" align="aligncenter" width="705"] Luigi Di Maio, 5 Stars Movement candidate[/caption] The 5 Stars Movement is a party founded in 2009 by comedian Beppe Grillo and Gianroberto Casaleggio (who died in 2016), the movement was born as some kind of opposition towards politics and targeted disappointed Italians. The founders and current leaders always claimed ...

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