The ECHR judgment of February 21, 2019 in the case of “Gasanov and Nikulin v. Russia (Gasanov and Nikulin v. Russia)” (applications N 16941/07, 59053/11).
The case has successfully examined applications of a violation of the right to a fair trial in a criminal case. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2007 and 2011, the applicants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were consolidated and communicated by the Russian Federation.
In their applications, the applicants complained about the failure to enforce court decisions in their favor, as well as the lack of effective remedies in this regard.
On February 21, 2019, following applications by the applicants, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial), Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (right to protect property) , and ordered the respondent Government to pay the second applicant EUR 7,800 in just satisfaction and to enforce the decisions made in the applicants ’favor within three months.