In the case, the applicants' complaint that the first applicant’s expulsion from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Azerbaijan due to an administrative offense constituted a violation of their right to family life was successfully considered. The case has violated the requirements of Article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the right to respect for private and family life).
In 2014, complainants were assisted in preparing an application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaint, the applicants complained that the first applicant’s administrative removal from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with an administrative offense committed by him constituted a violation of their right to family life.
On April 17, 2018, on the complaint filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 8 of the Convention (the right to respect for private and family life), and ordered the respondent state to pay each applicant compensation.
ECHR ruling of April 17, 2018 in the case of Guliyev and Sheina (Guliyev and Sheina) against the Russian Federation (application No. 29790/144).