The ECHR judgment of August 27, 2019 in the case of Goncharuk v. Russia (application No. 58172/14).
In 2014, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application that the authorities did not make reasonable practical efforts to find the applicant and notify her daughter about the death. The case has violated article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In her application, the applicant complained that the authorities had not made reasonable practical efforts to find her and notify her daughter about the death.
On 27 August 2019, following an application 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 10,000 euros in quality compensation for non-pecuniary damage and 510 euros in respect of pecuniary damage.