Resolution of the ECHR of September 20, 2018 in the case of Antipin and Others v. Russia (applications N N 28590/11, 25511/16, 6485/17 and 15353/17).
The case was successfully considered complaints of the applicants who were at the time of the consideration of the case in custody, that they were denied the possibility of personal participation in court hearings in civil proceedings in which they were parties to the case. 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 respect of all applicants.
In 2011, 2016 and 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their applications, the applicants (four people), who were in custody at the time of the consideration of the case, complained that they were denied the possibility of personal participation in court hearings in civil proceedings in which they were parties to the case.
On September 20, 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) against all applicants, and ordered the respondent state to pay the applicants 6,450 euros as compensation . Applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,500 to 1,950 euros.