The ECHR judgment of November 12, 2019 in the case of Korobov v. Russia (application No. 60677/10).
In 2010, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In the case, an application was successfully examined regarding the publication in the newspaper of an article authored by a criminal investigator in which the applicant was held as an accused. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 2 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant alleged that the publication of an article in a local newspaper, the author of which was an investigator in a case in which the applicant was acting as an accused, violated the presumption of his innocence.
On November 12, 2019, in an application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 6 § 2 of the Convention (the right to presumption of innocence) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 2,000 in quality compensation for non-pecuniary damage.