The case was successfully considered the complaints of the applicants that they were not provided with the opportunity for personal participation in the consideration of civil law disputes, of which they were parties. In the case of a violation of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2009, 2010 and 2011, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (five people), who were in custody during the period relating to the circumstances of the case, complained that they were not provided with the opportunity for personal participation in the consideration of civil law disputes to which they were parties.
On April 6, 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial) and ordered the respondent State to pay each applicant 1,500 euros as compensation for non-pecuniary damage.
Resolution of the ECHR of April 6, 2017 in the case of Biryukov and Others v. Russia (аpplications No. 46892/09, 17041/10, 23559/10, 72268/10 and 29897/11).