ECHR Ordinance of October 9, 2018 in the case of Aristov and Gromov (Aristov and Gromov) v. Russia (applications N 76191/12 and 5438/13).
The case was successfully considered by the applicants' complaints that their detention and subsequent detention in the internal affairs department were illegal, as well as that the consideration of their cases did not comply with the guarantees of a fair trial due to the absence of a representative of the prosecution at the court session. In the case of violation of the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 5, Articles 6 and 11 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012 and 2013, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants, who were participants in the demonstrations on May 6, 2012, complained that their arrest and subsequent detention in the internal affairs department were illegal. The applicants also argued that the consideration of their cases did not comply with the guarantees of a fair hearing due to the absence of a representative of the prosecution at the hearing. The applicants considered that their right to freedom of peaceful assembly had been violated.
On 9 October 2018, on applications filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 5 § 1 (the right to liberty and security of person), Article 6 (right to a fair trial) and 11 (the right to freedom of assembly and association), and ordered the respondent State to pay each of the applicants 7,500 euros in compensation for non-pecuniary damage.