FINLAND’S under-fire prime minister has been filmed grinding on a man in fresh leaked footage – a day after she was forced to deny she was on drugs.
In the newer video reportedly filmed earlier this month, the Finnish PM, one of the world’s youngest heads of government can be seen dancing “intimately” with an unknown man in a nightclub.
The man has his arms around the PM, touching her lower back with his lips close to her neck.
It isn’t clear if he is kissing Marin – who married husband Markus Räikkönen in 2020 – or whispering to her.
On Friday, Finnish newspaper Seiska alleged that a “visibly drunk” Marin and several friends pulled up to the Teatteri nightclub in Helsinki on the night of August 6 at 2.30am.
There they partied with a group including Finnish popstar Alma until gone 4.30am.
Witnesses told the paper that Marin, who is married with a four-year-old daughter, had seemed to be flirting with several different men in the club.
“Sanna danced intimately with at least three different men,” one claimed.
“She also sat on the laps of two different men. She placed her hand next to one man and he held her gently by the arm.”
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Footage from the night reportedly captures several bystanders commenting on her behaviour.
“The prime minister can’t be in that condition,” one clubber reportedly said.
Another replied: “Oh my god, she’s in a shocking state,” while a third asked if any other country’s prime minister would behave in such a way.
The Sun Online has approached Sanna Marin’s office for comment.
Sanna danced intimately with at least three different men
This video comes after footage – believed to have been filmed earlier on the same night, showed Marin with a host of Finnish celebs dancing, singing and drinking with pals in an apartment.
At one stage someone off-camera refers to “powder gang”, seen as alluding to cocaine, although Marin has strenuously denied using drugs at the bash.
Other social media users have said the party-goer was more likely referring to a popular Finnish alcoholic drink which sounds similar in Finnish to “powder gang”.
She has defended her behaviour and insists she has nothing to hide, adding that she “resents” the fact the footage of her in a “private space” has been leaked.
“I’m disappointed that it has become public,” she told the press. “I spent the evening with friends. Partied, pretty wild, yes. Danced and sang.”
She added: “I have not used drugs myself, or anything other than alcohol.
“I’ve danced, sung and partied and done perfectly legal things. I have also not been in a situation where I would know that others are doing it that way.”
According to reports, Marin said the videos were filmed a couple of weeks ago and the evening had been spent in two separate flats, with about twenty people – and the group also went to two bars.
The politician also said she was willing to take a drug test in response to allegations from her critics.
Finnish paper Iltalehti has reported that Marin had cancelled her August holiday previously, meaning that she was supposed to be on call around the clock and make important decisions on the night the videos were filmed.
This isn’t the first time Marin’s supposedly wild behaviour has got her into trouble.
She was forced to apologise last year for going clubbing at 4am despite having been in contact with a minister who had tested positive for Covid.
Marin attended dinner and drinks just hours after being in contact with her infected Foreign Minister, claiming she was told she didn’t have to isolate because she was fully vaccinated.
However, she later said she missed a text message advising her to isolate because she didn’t have her government phone on her at the time – a decision her critics slammed as “careless”.
In October 2020, a year after she was elected prime minister, she appeared in an interview for lifestyle magazine Trendi wearing a blazer with nothing underneath.
However, her supporters claim she is being smeared because of her anti-Russia stance, in an attempt by Putin to undermine his western neighbour.
Finland – which shares a 1,340km land border with Russia – is in the process of joining NATO, a move which has infuriated Moscow.
German newspaper Bild, in a piece dubbing Marin the “coolest politician in the world,” wrote: “She is the most important politician in her country, has to lead it through one of the most dangerous crises of her time because of the warlike activity of her neighbour Russia – and still finds time to celebrate.
“Casual, modern and self-confident – that’s how politics can work. Marin stands for the ‘cool generation’, which Putin definitely doesn’t like.”