The Russians started the search assistant for recluse Agafia Lykova


Photo: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti

Users of Russian social networks announced the search assistant to the taiga recluse Agafia Lykova, who lives a few decades in Khakassky reserve, reports RIA Novosti.

As explained Altai fotohudozhnitsa Svetlana Cazin, it takes a woman “with a steel rod,” which “are not afraid of the naturalness of the universe in the wild”. According to her, Lykov — quarrelsome man, so the job is designed for the village woman, not afraid of the lack of electricity, heating and water supply.

Previous assistant — Hope the Tendril — stayed with the hermit for five years. She confirmed that Lykov needs a woman, “which will be there for her and pray, and on the farm to help.”

In December last year, Lykov reported ending inventory of food and asked for help, then the relationship with her ended.

Previously, the old believer actively helped the former head of Kuzbass Aman Tuleyev, but after his resignation the government ceased to support it. Also the hermit ignored the emergency situations Ministry, as she often called them troubling the line satellite phone.

Agafya Lykova is the only surviving representative of the family of reclusive old believers. It found a group of Soviet geologists in the Western Sayan mountains in 1978. Then the woman was 37 years old and she lived in the forest in isolation with his father, sister and two brothers. They’re all dead, Lykov lives in the forest alone.

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