The case was successfully considered complaints about the confiscation of money belonging to the applicants by customs officers. The case has violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2004 and 2006, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (three people) complained about the confiscation of their money by customs officers.
On 20 December 2016, on complaints filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in this case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (the right to property protection) and ordered the respondent state to pay each of the applicants 500 euros as compensation for non-pecuniary damage, and as compensation for pecuniary damage to the first applicant - 3,605 euros, to the applicant - 2,010 euros and to the second applicant - 2,010 euros.
Resolution of the ECHR of December 20, 2016 in the case of Lyubimov and Others v. Russia (Lyubimov and Others v. Russia) (аpplications N 26374/04 and 46993/06).