The ECHR judgment of May 28, 2019 in the case of Kabanov v. Russia (application No. 17506/11).
In 2011, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case successfully examined the application that the proceedings in the applicant's case were conducted by a biased court, which resulted in the inaction of the presiding judge of the regional court, who refused to take into account the report of the jury foreman about the behavior of one of the jurors. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant, detained in a penal institution, complained that the trial was conducted by a biased court, which resulted in the inaction of the presiding judge of the regional court, who refused to take into account the report of the jury foreman on the conduct of one of the jurors.
On May 28, 2019, following an application filed by the applicant, the Court unanimously decided that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) and that if the criminal proceedings against the applicant were not will be renewed within three months from the date of the entry into force of this judgment, the respondent Government will have to pay the applicant EUR 7,800 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.