ECHR Resolution of November 27, 2018 in the case of Sakhnovskiy (Sakhnovskiy) v. Russia (application No. 39159/12).
The case was successfully considered the application of the applicant about the inadequate conditions of detention, as well as the fact that communication with the lawyer appointed by him through videoconferencing could not ensure the confidentiality of their conversation. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3, clause 1, and subparagraph "c" of clause 3 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012, the complainant was assisted in preparing a application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his application the applicant complained about inadequate conditions of detention. He also claimed that communication with a lawyer appointed by him through videoconferencing could not ensure the confidentiality of their conversation.
On 27 November 2018, on the application filed by the applicant, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture), paragraph 1, and subparagraph "c" of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair trial). ), and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 2,590 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.