Vladimir Putin: Russian sex workers '˜are world's best'

Vladimir Putin has boasted that Russian prostitutes are 'without question the best in the world' but said he doubted Donald Trump had purchased their services.

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: AP

The Russian president scorned claims that the US president-elect took part in a hotel sex party with two Russian prostitutes in 2013.

It is alleged that the incident took place as secret agents collected “kompromat” material that could be used for blackmail purposes.

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Mr Putin said: “The masterminds of fakes, the nature of which are presently being spread against the US president-elect, [are] worse than prostitutes —they have no moral limits.”

The allegations were revealed last week in a dossier compiled by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele.

The documents claimed that Mr Trump had asked prostitutes to urinate on a bed in his suite at the Ritz Carlton, believing it was once used by President Obama and his wife, Michelle.

He was in the city for a Miss Universe pageant.

The allegations were denied by Mr Trump, who also insisted that he was a germaphobe.

Mr Putin said prostitutes were women of “low social responsibility” and he doubted Mr Trump “took the bait”.

He said: “When Trump came to Moscow...he wasn’t any kind of political figure, we didn’t even know about his political ambitions.

“He was just a businessman, one of the richest people in America. Does someone think the special services run around after every American billionaire? Of course not, that’s total nonsense.

“Secondly - [the idea that] Trump arrived and straight away ran to meet up with some Moscow prostitutes. This is an adult person and a person who has spent many years organising beauty contests.

“He spent time with the most beautiful women in the world.

“I find it hard to imagine that he ran to a hotel to meet with our girls ‘of low social responsibility’. They are without question the best in the world but I doubt Trump took the bait.”