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FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan smiles after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia. New Chinese first lady Peng is emerging as Chinese diplomacy's latest star. A well-known performer on state television, the glamorous Peng was featured prominently on Sunday's state media coverage of President Xi Jinping's activities in Russia. The visit is Xi's first since assuming the presidency earlier this month. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

China's glamorous first lady

China's first lady Peng Liyuan has become an

instant Internet sensation back home as she steps into the international

limelight while accompanying her husband President Xi Jinping on his

travels abroad.