The First Russian Same-Sex Marriage Has Been Registered in St. Petersburg
Russian Family Law on Same-Sex Marriages
Despite the prohibition by the Russian law, the first same-sex marriage has been recently registered in Russia. 7 November 2014 Irina and Alyona officially married in Russia’s St. Petersburg. The brides arrived at the registry office (#ZAGS) both in wedding gowns holding flowers to sign the papers that marked the official start of their new family.