The ECHR judgment of November 12, 2019 in the case of Sergeev (Sergeyev) v. Russia (application No. 29384/14).
In 2014, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In the case, the application was successfully considered by the authorities for confiscation of property that subsequently disappeared, the refusal of the judicial authorities to compensate the damage caused to the applicant, as well as the excessive length of the consideration of his complaint in the courts of the respondent State. The case has violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained about the confiscation by the authorities of his property, which subsequently disappeared, as well as the refusal of the judicial authorities to compensate for the damage caused to him. The applicant also complained about the excessive length of the examination of his complaint before the courts of the respondent State.
On November 12, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Russian authorities violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (the right to protection of property) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 2,000 as compensation for non-pecuniary damage.