In the case, complaints about cancellation of court decisions in favor of the applicants, due to incorrect application of the rules of substantive law or incorrect assessment of evidence by lower courts, were successfully examined. The case has violated the requirements of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2006 and 2008, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the complainants (14 people) complained about the annulment of court decisions rendered in their favor following the consideration of cases in the courts of first and appellate instances in civil proceedings, in the procedure of supervision by higher courts because of incorrect application of the rules of substantive law or incorrect assessment of evidence by subordinate by the courts.
On April 4, 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) in respect of 13 applicants, Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (right to property) in conjunction with Article 6 of the Convention in respect of one applicant, and ordered the respondent State to pay applicants 21,500 euros as a fair compensation. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,500 to 5,000 euros.
Resolution of the ECHR of April 4, 2017 in the case of Sadkov and others (Sadkova and Others) v. The Russian Federation (аpplications N 17229/06, 26346/06, 40526/06, 41729/08, 41756/08, 41759/08, 41761 / 08, 41768/08, 41773/08, 41842/08, 41854/08 and 41861/08).