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 2012, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (seven 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 complaints lodged by the applicants, the European Court, rejecting the unilateral declarations of the authorities of the Russian Federation, unanimously decided that in this 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 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
ECHR Ordinance of April 6, 2017 in the case of Orlov and Others (Orlov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications No. 36907/12, 40782/12, 42855/12, 42940/12, 43317/12, 68297/12 and 72157 /12).