Here's an interview with her about her adaption in Italy:I think first of all the RusFed would need to release them and I don't see the RusFed running to release anyone right now.
Talalaikina is in the process of switching to Italy, I think it's a done deal by now.
“It was impossible to get into the Russian national team. Now the leaders perform quads and triple axels, but I can’t master this content anymore.” Maria Talalaikina about change of sports citizenship
Interview with former Russian skater Maria Talalaikina who now represents Italy. About her decision to represent another country, training process and life in Italy.