The ECHR judgment of October 22, 2019 in the case of Barsova v. Russia (application No. 20289/10).
In 2010, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application about the failure of the authorities to provide effective protection for the applicant from acts of domestic violence. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In her application, the applicant complained that the Government had not provided her with effective protection against acts of domestic violence. As a result of their actions, the statute of limitations expired, and the perpetrator was never held accountable.
On October 22, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 7,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.