The ECHR judgment of February 22, 2018 in the case of Paramonov and Others v. Russia (applications Nos. 74986/10, 45145/12 and 54214/14).
The applicants successfully complained about the fact that they were convicted for crimes committed by them because of the incitement of law enforcement officers. There has been a violation of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2010, 2012 and 2014, 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 (three persons) complained that they had been convicted of crimes that they had committed because of the incitement of law enforcement officials.
On 22 February 2018, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this 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 each applicant EUR 3,000 in compensation moral harm.