A GLAMOROUS beauty queen who’s courting Belarus dictator has grow to be the nation’s youngest MP amid claims of a rigged election.
Political novice Maria Vasilevich, 22, has been seen incessantly in public with President Alexander Lukashenko, 65, since she was topped Miss Belarus in Might 2018.
Lukashenko, an ex-collective farm boss from the Soviet period, who has been dubbed “Europe’s last dictator”, has dominated Belarus with an iron fist since 1994.
Opposition politicians are harshly punished for organising protests towards the regime.
Outcomes printed on Monday confirmed not a single opposition candidate had gained a seat in a weekend parliamentary election though Ms Vasilevich, who has no expertise and did not even marketing campaign has gained a seat as an MP.
In latest months, she has been noticed with Lukashenko on many events.
Collectively the couple, who’ve a 43 yr age hole, have attended ice hockey matches, state-run arts festivals and the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
They’ve danced collectively at a New 12 months’s ball in the capital Minsk which was broadcast on nationwide TV.
The dictator additionally reportedly personally oversaw Ms Vasilevich’s preparations in Miss World 2018, the place she got here third.
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Ms Vasilevich also was awarded a state medal for her “significant” contribution to culture and charity.
Not surprisingly Sunday’s elections resulted in a clean sweep for parties loyal to Lukashenko.
Opposition figures denounced the election as a sham.