A man from remote rural China has become an unlikely Internet sensation today after a local Chinese newspaper discovered he looked like Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
According to RT, 48-year-old Lo Yuanpin has now been dubbed “Brother Putin” in his village of Luntszyuy and has become something of a sensation in China.
“Of course I am still a peasant working in a field nothing has changed much so far,” he told Chinese news agencies, though he is reportedly delighted with the news. Who knows, maybe he can bag himself a gig similar to the one Barak Obama’s Filipino look-alike snagged earlier this year.
Have a look at the picture below, there’s certainly some strong resemblance, and check out more over at this Russian blog >
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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