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From beauty queen to real queen: Miss Moscow, 25, marries Malaysian King V after converting to Islam

A Russian beauty queen has become the first lady of Malaysia after marrying the country's king Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra ibni Tengku Ismail Petra.

Oksana Voevodina married Malaysia's Muhammad V, 49, in a lavish royal wedding ceremony in the Russian capital after converting into Islam.

The 25-year-old doctor's daughter, who won the title of Miss Moscow in 2015, has worked previously as a model in China and Thailand.

She is 24 years younger than the Muhammad.

The wedding was alcohol free and all food was halal. The king was dressed in Malaysian national clothes, and the bride wore a white wedding dress.

She changed her name to Rihana and posted a picture of her in a hijab on social media.

Her relationship with the Malaysian king is a relatively new, as she was single at the time of winning the title of Miss Moscow.

Congratulations to the happy couple!