Dmitry Medvedev presented the order to eight couples with large families from different Russian regions: Ildar and Ramziya Gabsaljamov from Tatarstan, Nikolai and Xenia Lyovkin from Moscow, Vladimir and Olga Maksimov from Yakutia, Andrey and Svetlana Malcev from the Kurgan Region, Ivan and Alla Novikov from St Petersburg, Ivan and Nadezhda Osjak from the Rostov Region, Vladimir and Nadezhda Popov from the Omsk Region, and Abdulhalik and Hanperi Khalikov from Dagestan.
These parents of many children are invited to a reception at the Kremlin with their children. Among the families that have between 5 and 18 children and that won awards, there are two families that are bringing up foster children as their own.
The Order of Parental Glory was established by President Medvedev on 13 May 2008. The decree awarding the first order was signed by the President on 4 January 2009.