The ECHR judgment of July 9, 2019 in the case of Romanov v. Russia (application N 76594/11).
The case has successfully examined the application that the applicant could not challenge paternity, since the limitation period began to operate from the date of registration of the birth of the child. The case has violated article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2011, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his application, the applicant complained that he could not challenge paternity, since the limitation period had begun to operate from the date of registration of the birth of the child.
On July 9, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 8 of the Convention (the right to respect for private and family life) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 8,000 in quality compensation for non-pecuniary damage.