Unprecedented polarisation a year after election

A year after the election in Slovenia the two biggest rivals, the Freedom Movement and the Democrats (SDS), are neck-and-neck at the top of the polls. There is unprecedented polarisation, the ruling party's falling ratings show its honeymoon is over and the opposition is in a state of flux, pundits say.

The Freedom Movement won the election on 23 April 2022 with a landslide only three moths after being formed by Robert Golob, a former energy manager. Securing a record 41 seats in the 90-strong National Assembly, the party went on to form a government with the Social Democrats (SD)...

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