On Sunday evening, the youngest son of Alyaksandr Lukashenka was in the top 10 Weibo trends (Weibo is a Chinese analogue of Twitter).
The recent introduction of visa-free regime between Belarus and China may have factored in the growth the popularity of the ‘Belarusian Crown Prince’, Facebook users stress with a sad irony.
On June 9-10, the head of Belarus took part the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Quingdao.
Interestingly, Kolya, who was accompanying his father, gained a seat in the ‘presidential’ row for the heads of states:
In February, Kiryl Rudy, Ambassador of Belarus to China, posted a video of the Belarusian leader’s youngest son extending congratulations on the occasion of the Spring Festival.
С Праздником весны китайских друзей поздравил самый известный в Китае белорусский тинейджер (Минск, 15.02.2018) pic.twitter.com/DaeNPUz5j7
— Кирилл Рудый (@kvrudy) 15 февраля 2018 г.