Italy’s lurch to the right triggers diplomatic storm on eve of election

Italy’s lurch to the right triggers diplomatic storm on eve of election

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by Amazon Polly ROME — Italy’s election campaign burst into life just two days before the vote, after the coalition of right-wingers who are favorites to win found themselves at the center of an international outcry. Former premier Silvio Berlusconi, who is part of the right-wing alliance, received a public rebuke from Ukraine after saying Vladimir Putin was only trying to replace the Kyiv government with “decent people.” At the same time, …