ECHR judgment of September 25, 2018 in the case of Shenoyev v. Russia (Complaint N 65783/09).
The case was successfully considered the complaint by the applicant that the decision of the court of first instance to consider his case closed, allegedly without sufficient grounds, violated Article 6 § 1 of the Convention. The case has violated the requirements of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (right to a fair trial).
In 2009, the complainant was assisted in preparing a complaint. Subsequently, the complaint was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint the applicant complained that the decision of the court of first instance on the consideration of his case in a closed manner, allegedly taken without sufficient reason, violated Article 6 § 1 of the Convention.
On September 25, 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 6 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial). The Court considers that finding a violation will in itself constitute sufficient compensation.