EU Giorgia Meloni Matteo Salvini Migrant crisis Ursula von der Leyen Commentary Italy

Italy’s ‘tough’ new immigration policy for boat migrants is actually a sign of weakness

Conservatives are hailing Italy’s stance towards boat migrants, but the reality is that the policy is a markedly weaker stance than that of Matto Salvini during the 2018 migrant crisis when he served as interior minister. At the time, Salvini was adamant that no boat migrants should enter Italy, effectively blocking all the ports in […]
Election Interference EU Giorgia Meloni Italian elections Matteo Salvini Ursula von der Leyen Italy News
2M AGOElection Interference EU Giorgia Meloni Italian elections Matteo Salvini Ursula von der Leyen Italy News

Shock: EU commission president threatens Italy on eve of election, says Brussels has ‘tools’ if wrong parties win

Italian politicians are asking Ursula von der Leyen not to intervene in Italian elections after her stunning threat just days before citizens choose their new government

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Matteo Salvini Przemyśl Refugees Ukraine Vladimir Putin Wojciech Bakun News Poland
9M AGOMatteo Salvini Przemyśl Refugees Ukraine Vladimir Putin Wojciech Bakun News Poland

At Polish-Ukrainian border, Matteo Salvini confronted over his 2017 Putin T-shirt

The mayor of the Polish border town of Przemyśl clashed with conservative-populist leader Matteo Salvini over the pro-Putin shirt the Italian politician had been photographed wearing at the Kremlin in 2017

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Brothers of Italy Georgia Meloni health pass Illegal Immigration Italy League Matteo Salvini Italy
1 YEAR AGOBrothers of Italy Georgia Meloni health pass Illegal Immigration Italy League Matteo Salvini Italy

Why Meloni’s Brothers of Italy have taken over from Salvini’s League as the leading right-wing party

While those taking part in street protests against the health pass are called fascists by the governing left, Matteo Salvini and Georgia Meloni are coming to their defense. But the only major party that truly opposes the Italian Chinese-style green pass is Meloni’s Brothers of Italy.

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Anna Maria Anders EU Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics News
4 YEARS AGOAnna Maria Anders EU Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics News

Salvini-Kaczyński talks “exploratory,” says minister

“My father fought both communism and fascism. Salvini is a long way from being a fascist,” says Polish Minister Anna Maria Anders, daughter of one of Poland’s most famous military leaders. She argues that Poland’s liberal opposition labels all who are against it as fascists, populists or nationalists.

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Europe Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics Russia Commentary
4 YEARS AGOEurope Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics Russia Commentary

Salvini, Russia and Europe

There are no political groupings in the European Union in which Vladimir Putin and Russia do not enjoy some support. “But that does not mean that Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) should throw itself into the arms of Italy’s League,” writes Jerzy Haszczyński in Rzeczpospolita.pl.

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EU elections Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics News
4 YEARS AGOEU elections Italy Jarosław Kaczyński Matteo Salvini Poland Politics News

Kaczyński to meet Salvini in Warsaw

Law and Justice (PiS) chairman Jarosław Kaczyński will meet with Italian Deputy PM and leader of Northern League Matteo Salvini to discuss the upcoming European Parliament elections. According to La Repubblica, both parties are of the same mind when it comes to the migration crisis.

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