The ECHR judgment of October 1, 2019 in the case of Akopdzhanyan v. Russia (application N 32737/16).
In 2016, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined application that the expulsion from the Russian Federation with an eight-year ban on re-entry violated the applicant's right to respect for family life, as well as the absence of any effective remedies in this regard. The case has violated the requirements of Article 8 and Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that his expulsion from the Russian Federation with an eight-year ban on re-entry violated his right to respect for family life. The applicant also complained about the lack of any effective remedies in this regard.
On October 1, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously decided that in the present case the Russian authorities had violated the requirement of Article 8 of the Convention (the right to respect for private and family life) and that there was no need to examine a complaint about a violation of Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy). Since the applicant did not submit a claim for just satisfaction, he was not awarded any amount under this head.