’The oldest woman in the world’ says that she is not one day happy has been

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MOSCOW – She is recently as the oldest woman in the world. Koku Istambulova is 129 years, according to internal documents of the Russian government, and was 55 when the Second world War ended. Nevertheless, she is not for one day been happy.

Koku Istambulova.

Istambulova has its homeland in all kinds of different shapes known. She was 102 when the Soviet Union crashed. When the last tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne, she was 27.

Istambulova comes from a small village in Chechnya. Her family was deported to Kazakhstan and Siberia after the Second world War, when Stalin, the Chechens accused of Nazi collaboration.


How they are so old, they don’t know: “I see people, sports, special things to eat, to stay fit, but I have no idea. It is God’s will. I have nothing done.”

Glad she’s not. “I’m not a single day in my life been happy. I worked hard, digging and hoeing in the garden. I’m tired. This long life is for me and not a gift of God, but a punishment.”


Five years ago, died her last daughter, which the age of 104 was reached. Istambulova do not talk about her children and the trauma. She lost a 6-year-old son.

“What I do know for sure is that my life is not happy. I remember German tanks past my house. We schuilden. It was a little scary.”


The source of the claim of its age is the National Pension fund of Russia, which are based on the passport that the internal state of registration. Then state the date of birth June 1, 1889.

Critics doubt the authenticity of it: Istambulova has the record of oldest man in the world suddenly with six years honed. Verify is impossible, so write foreign media.

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