The ECHR judgment of July 9, 2019 in the case of Atyukov v. Russia (application No. 74467/10).
The case has successfully examined an application about an unfair administrative proceedings against the applicant. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 and subparagraph "d" of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2010, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his application, the applicant complained that the administrative proceedings against him were unfair. In particular, he claimed that he could not interrogate a number of witnesses whose testimony was decisive for his conviction, and that he could not obtain interrogation of witnesses who would testify in his favor. The applicant also pointed out that the only witness who testified against him in court was a police officer who drew up an administrative offense and opened a case against the applicant.
On July 9, 2019, on an application filed by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of paragraph 1 and subparagraph “d” of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) and ordered the authorities of the respondent Government pay the applicant EUR 1,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.