Italy's populist Five Star Movement (M5S) founder Beppe Grillo and M5s leader Luigi Di Maio (R) hug at the end of the last election campaign meeting in Piazza del Popolo square in Rome on March 2, 2018.
Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement broke with tradition on March 1, 2018, by announcing its list of ministerial candidates, almost all of them political newcomers, before March 4 general election. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLARO
Beppe Grillo, left, the founder of Italy's populist Five Star Movement, and the party's leader Luigi Di Maio address a final campaign rally at the Piazza del Popolo in Rome on March 2, 2018, two days Show more

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