The ECHR judgment of 20 March 2018 in the case of Tkachenko v. The Russian Federation (application No. 28046/05).
In the case, the applicants successfully complained about the unlawful deprivation of their property. The case involved a violation of the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2005, the applicants were assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaint, the applicants, Mikhail Alexandrovich Tkachenko, Nina Nikolaevna Tkachenko, Alexander Mikhailovich Tkachenko and Natalia Mikhailovna Tkachenko, born in 1964, 1966, 1985 and 1989 respectively, residing in the city of Aksay, Rostov Region, complained about the unlawful deprivation of their property.
On 20 March 2018, on a complaint lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously recognized the complaints of a violation of Article 8 of the Convention and Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention admissible and that the remainder of the application was not and found that there had been a violation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention, and that there is no need to consider a complaint under Article 8 of the Convention. The Court awarded the applicants for all 5,000 euros in respect of pecuniary damage and 5,000 euros each in respect of non-pecuniary damage.