Putin claims Berlusconi is being persecuted for being heterosexual

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made the extraordinary claim that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being persecuted because of his heterosexuality over claims he had sex with an underage prostitute.

‘Berlusconi is being tried because he lives with women,’ Putin said Thursday in Valdai, Russia.

‘If he were homosexual, no one would lift a finger against him.’

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