Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement looks on as he attends a news conference in Rome, Italy. Photo: Reuters, Alessandro Bianchi
Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement looks on as he attends a news conference in Rome, Italy. Photo: Reuters, Alessandro Bianchi
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Washington to Rome: Beware Putin

US government sources are warning Italy on links between populists and Moscow

March 30, 2017 8:01 PM (UTC+8)

The Washington correspondent of the Italian daily La Stamp cites US government sources warning Italy to pay attention to links between Moscow and the populst Five-Star Movement.

Washington correspondent Paolo Mostrolili reports, “That is the message circulated last month by the US administration, with the object of keeping Rome apprised of a larger phenomenon: Moscow’s support for political forces whose purpose is to destroy confidence in national establishments.”

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