You should not call same-sex unions marriage, said Gurtskaya

© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly in fotobanka Gurtskaya. Archive photoYou should not call same-sex unions marriage, said Gurtskaya© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly the image Bank

Adults can decide with whom they meet, and if there was no violation of the law and violence, that is their own business, but this does not mean that same-sex unions should be transferred to matrimonial format, said honored artist of Russia, head of the Commission of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation for the support of family, motherhood and childhood Diana Gurtskaya.

Previously, the Dozhd TV channel reported that the Moscow IFC recognized the marriage between Eugene Voitsekhovsky and Paul Stocco which they made in Copenhagen on the 4th of January 2018. Men filed to the Moscow IFC documents on registration of marriage and notarized translations. According to them, they put a stamp in the passports of the men on page marital status.

«A marriage is between a man and a woman. And other interpretations of the Family code does not. Adults are free to decide with whom they meet, what relationships to enter. If there is no violation of law and violence, all this is personal. But that does not mean that such relationships need to translate into marriage and family size,» — told RIA Novosti Gurtskaya.

As reported by the Metropolitan IFC on its official website, information about the recognition of same-sex marriage in the multifunctional centre in Moscow is about as IFC does not adopt the appropriate decisions and not stamped in the passports, and passes the received documents to the Registrar.

Meanwhile, the lawyer of Alexey Sinitsyn told RIA Novosti that the men registered their marriage in Copenhagen and received a stamp in the passport in Moscow, took advantage of a loophole in the Family code, its use can lead to the fact that same-sex couples will marry abroad and adopt children in Russia.