Decision of the ECHR of December 17, 2019 in the case of Zubenko v. Russia (application No. 37397/15).
In 2015, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In the case, the application was successfully examined that the regional court did not notify the applicant about the request for review of the court decision submitted by the head of the traffic police and that as a result he was deprived of the opportunity to present his arguments, as well as that the court decision in his case was unfounded. The case has violated the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained that the regional court had not notified him of the request for a review of the judgment submitted by the head of the traffic police and that as a result he was unable to present his arguments. He also argued that the court decision in his case was unfounded.
On December 17, 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 § 1 of the Convention (right to a fair trial) and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicant EUR 1,000 in as compensation for non-pecuniary damage.