An awarding ceremony for the families of compatriots who have been married for more than 25 years took place in London to mark the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity.
The medal "For Love and Fidelity" was awarded to a couple of Gennady Gasparyan and Larisa Barsamyan, who have lived together for over 50 years and raised two children. Gennady has been working as a teacher of Russian language and literature at Znaniye education centre since 2015. He is the author of two manuals and six articles on Russian spelling.
Colleagues and friends of the couple note that Gennady and Larisa are an example of a strong family where love and respect have reigned for many years.