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Finnish Premier Takes Drug Test Amid Uproar Over Partying Videos

Sanna Marin holds a news conference in response to the claims, in Helsinki, on Aug. 19.
Sanna Marin holds a news conference in response to the claims, in Helsinki, on Aug. 19.Photographer: Reni Rekomaa/AFP/Getty Images

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said she had taken a drug test to refute allegations sparked by video footage leaked this week showing her dancing and partying with friends. 

Marin, 36, faces increasing media scrutiny and pressure from political opponents after she was seen dancing in the videos with a group of friends, including celebrities, in a private residence. Fresh footage emerged on Friday showing Marin in a night club dancing intimately with a man who wasn’t her husband.