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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on 27 January, 2013, speaking in Milan at the ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, said, "the racist laws have been Mussolini's worst mistake, as a leader who had done right in many other things." Berlusconi also stated that Mussolini was a "good leader" for the country.

In late July 2013, posters congratulating Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke with 100th birthday were found across Rome. In the first half of 2013, San Domenico Museum in Forli hosted an exhibition called “Twentieth Century”, dedicated to an interwar period. In reality, the exhibition was dedicated to Benito Mussolini as a fascist ideologist. In 2013, in different places in the country, there were bottles of red wine with the image of Hitler and Mussolini in the stores. Anyone can buy this product and, according to the sellers, ite enjoyed an increased demand.

On the night of April 20, 2014 members of the far-right group Movimento Nazionalsocialista dei Lavoratori (“Labour National Socialist Movement”) distributed Adolf Hitler’s birthday cards. In Rome, three minors were arrested on April 25 near the Olympic-Stadium, where a banner saying “History will show, that you (Mussolini) were right” ("La storia di darà ragione") was put on the Mussolini-Obelisk. The obelisk is part of “Foro Italico”, a sports complex that was built during Mussolini`s dictatorship. On April 25, Italy officially celebrates the liberation from fascism and Nazi-occupation.

On October 15, a white cardboard swastika was found in Tivoli, marking an anniversary of the of an SS officer Priebke, responsible for the Ardeatine massacre in 1944.

In the spring of 2015, in Casa Pound’s "La Tartaruga" children's summer camp, kids wore T-shirts with the image of Mussolini. On May 20, 2015, the leader of Lega Nord Matteo Salvini was welcomed by his supporters with a "Roman greeting" and fascist cries. On June 12, 2015 it became known that a resident of Udine published a photo of Mussolini on his Facebook page and suggested that everyone click "Like".

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