Lucas Leiroz and Raphael Machado – From polarization to Ukrainization: who benefits from Brazil’s social chaos?

The recent Brazilian presidential elections drew worldwide attention. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was elected to a new term after years out of the political arena. Jair Bolsonaro lost by a small margin, showing he still has political strength and popularity, contradicting the data presented by main institutes, whose polls pointed to an „easy“ victory for Lula.

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