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Strauss – Kahn: Putin organized my arrest

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Dominique Strauss – Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who resigned from the high-level post due to the rape scandal, is now blaming the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in his misfortunes.

Strauss – Kahn announced to his friends that Russia is behind the occurred events, reports Ohtuleht.

This was done by the Prime Minister Putin! He is a good friend of Sarkozy and put me behind the bars, forcing me to resign from the IMF, in order to strengthen this friendship, Strauss – Kahn declared.

He spend his first evening free of house arrest with his wife and two children at a sophisticated Italian restaurant, thus celebrating the release.

The business news portal BNN already reported that Kahn was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid.

The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn was steering the global economy and was the leading candidate for the President of France post when he was arrested on May 14 and charged for sexually harassing a hotel maid.

The arrest forced Strauss-Kahn to step down from the IMF head’s post, and it seemed that his presidential ambitions have come to end. However, if charges are lifted, his political career might be restored.

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