The ECHR judgment of 8 March 2018 in Khlystov and Others v. Russia (applications no. 19061/12, 45497/12, 72725/12, 9614/14, 6238/17 and 11256/17).
The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints that their right to a fair trial was violated because the courts of the Russian Federation did not notify them properly about proceedings where they were parties to the civil process. There has been a violation of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012, 2014 and 2017, 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 complained that their right to a fair trial was violated because the courts of the Russian Federation did not notify them properly of the proceedings where the applicants were parties to the civil process.
On 8 March 2018, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial) and ordered the respondent State to pay applicants for each of the six complaints of 1,500 Euro.