• Old-timers Russia
They like butter and sweet tea. They give birth to children after fifty years, do not take any medications, and yet they have 20 grandchildren and they can recall the events of the last three centuries
Tanzilya Bisembeeva, 122 years
A few years ago, a tiny village in the Astrakhan region Islamgazy (about 1,400 kilometers south of Moscow) first appeared in the headlines all over Russia. The fact that the oldest resident of the Russian, Kazakh Tanzilya Bisembeeva, said there is a 120-year anniversary. Today it is already 122 years.
Tanzilya was born in 1896 in Czarist Russia. Her first husband was killed at the front during the Great Patriotic War. Their son died in infancy. When the war ended, she was 49 years old. She had no family, no children. But soon, she received a new proposal from an elderly Kazakh. She married him, and the couple had children, three sons, who are now 53, 54 and 57 years old. Tanzilya gave birth at home, and in general, according to relatives, never go to the doctor until she was 100 years old.
"In my life, my mother saw a lot of things. She lived from Rasputin to Putin. She has worked hard all his life, in the field or on the plantation where they grow melons and watermelons "- says her son Shintaz Bisembeev.
The age difference between Tanzilya and the youngest member of the family is 119 years old. She now has 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 2 great-grandson. She no longer comes out of the house, but inside moves independently. She likes to follow events in the world and eats only natural foods. In the Astrakhan region, according to official statistics, live another 71 people who have overcome the 100-year mark.
Another survivor, who was also born in 1896 - a resident of Ingushetia Appazov Iliev. His village, ghouls, located high in the mountains, and for the life Appazov only once descended into the valley. "He just went to fight in the Civil War, the Red Army. Then he went to the front during the Great Patriotic War. But from the front, he was deported to Kazakhstan ", - said his nephew Ahmet.
Throughout his long life Appazov never smoked and did not even try alcohol. He eats only vegetables from their own garden. Appazov loves dairy products and meat, and drink only spring water. He still has all their own teeth intact.
The old mountaineer eight children, 33 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. He was survived by two wives and three children buried. Five years ago, he still rode pass and animals, as well as his entire life. Now he only mows the grass and clean the barn manure, leaning on his shovel as a crutch. Appazov When asked about the most important lesson of his life, he says: "A man becomes good, if you see the good in him."
Nana Shaova, 127 years old
To date, she is the oldest woman in Russia. However, in her passport date of birth is recorded as follows: 00.00.1890. In the nineteenth century Russia had no birth certificates, and when she applied for a passport, no one could remember the exact date of her birth. President Vladimir Putin congratulated a native of Kabardino-Balkaria, with its 125th anniversary, and in March 2018 she was the old Russian woman, who voted in the election. "Everyone must conscientiously and responsibly to make choices, and should not assume that his voice is worth nothing," - she said, before casting his ballot.
At Nana five children, 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She spent her life in the village Zaykova and worked at a local farm. Her first husband died in the war, and the second she was buried in 1982. Grandchildren say Nana loves candy, butter, sweet tea and drink ayran. However, she never eats after 6 pm. She still runs well and keep a good rumor. Here are just a vision sometimes brings.