I fell in love with your country,' he told Starhit magazine in Moscow.He studied agriculture at Shropshire-based Harper Adams University College, winning an award when he graduated aged 27 in 2009.'In November 2011, I went to Voronezh,' he said.'I planned to see the town, the office and the local economy within two days.'I entered the office and Katya met me there.The next day he wrote: 'Yesterday I lost the most important person in my life.'After 5 years battling cancer, my wife didn't wake from her final sleep.'I've never known a kinder, more sincere, gentler and more beautiful human being than her.'She treated everyone like you would your closest friend and anyone who met her for even just two minutes would never forget her.'I felt so honoured and humbled to be her husband.'She was so brave in the face of such pain and suffering.She lived life to the absolute max, celebrating even the tiniest details in life and appreciating every minute of every day.'As I write this, I can't stop crying because there were so many things I didn't get to say to her before she passed, but I hope and pray that she's in a better place now.'I've been overwhelmed by the support and kind words from her friends and family.She took some persuading to let him win her - but in her final three years they fitted in a lifetime of magical trips visiting Scotland, pictured, France, Turkey, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Greece, the Philippines, the Seychelles, and the Caribbean Earlier, in 2007 she had her appendix removed and benign tumours were found on it.'Some five years later she had a pain in her stomach again.
We’ll find out more soon about Ivy’s new guy, but for now, her mystery man will remain a mystery. A British man has won the hearts of Russians for his soul-stirring account of his love for his beautiful dying wife, and their extraordinary romantic 'fairytale' adventures together as she was gradually killed by cancer.For Will Cheyney, 35, from Norfolk, it had been love at first sight when he met Katya (Ekaterina) Rusyaeva while posted to his father's agriculture business in the former Soviet Union.She was the personal assistant and interpreter to the general director.'I fell in love from the first glance.I signed a contract without checking my salary.'I wanted only one thing ~ to see her smile and to hear her voice.'He tried to invite her on a date but she brought a girlfriend.