China's glamorous first lady

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Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan arrives at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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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.