Russian deputy visits Turkish woman taking care of disabled Russian
Roman Khudyakov, a deputy from the Russian Liberal Democratic Party, on Sunday visited the home of Gulsum Kabadayi, a woman who took a young disabled Russian man into her home and began caring for him like one of her own in 2008. Khudyakov went to Kabadayi's home to visit the Russian man, who was given the Turkish name Umut by Kabadayı, along with Ramin Gasymov, an advisor to the Russian parliament speaker, in Antalya. Khudyakov told reporters following his visit that Russia and other Russian-speaking countries were all aware of Kabadayi's kind act. Khudyakov said that he appreciated her deeds and added that this incident demonstrated the good relations and sincere feelings between Turkey and Russia. The deputies told Kabadayi that she was labeled as "the holy woman" in Russia and that state officials had been receiving hundreds of phone calls every day from people wanting to contact her.