ECHR judgment of 13 March 2018 in the case Adikanko and Basov-Grinev v. The Russian Federation (applications N 2872/09 and 20454/12).
The applicants successfully complained about the violation of their right to access to court. There has been a violation of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2009 and 2012, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants, Yevgeny Nikolaevich Adikanko, born in 1977, residing in the city of Omsk, and Alexander Svyatoslavovich Basov-Grinev, born in 1952 in the city of Krasnodar, complained of a violation of their right to access to court.
On 13 March 2018, on the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously decided to merge the complaints into one proceeding, found the complaints admissible and considered that there had been a violation of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial) against the applicant Basov-Grinev . The applicant Basov-Grinev did not demand fair compensation.