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Why Matteo Salvini Won't Celebrate Italy's Defeat of Fascism

The far-right deputy prime minister's deliberate snub of Italy's Liberation Day is no surprise. Even in Israel, he pointedly refused to condemn Mussolini's WWII fascist regime

Davide Lerner
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Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini (R), French far-right leader Marine Le Pen (C) and Austrian far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache at the 'Europe of Nations and Freedom meeting in Milan. Jan 28, 2016
Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini (R), French far-right leader Marine Le Pen (C) and Austrian far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache in Milan. Jan 28. 2016Credit: \ Alessandro Garofalo/ REUTERS
Davide Lerner

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