The applicant successfully complained that the authorities had prevented him from organizing single pickets of trade union members and that he had been fined illegally, allegedly for failure to notify the said pickets. The case violated the requirements of Article 11 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2010, the applicant was assisted in preparing the аpplication. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the applicant, who was the chairman of the trade union of the commercial organization, complained that the authorities had prevented him from organizing single pickets of union members and that he had been fined illegally allegedly for failure to notify the holding of these pickets.
On 18 July 2017, on a complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirement of Article 11 of the Convention (the right to freedom of assembly and association) and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant 6,000 euros in compensation for moral harm.
The ECHR judgment of July 18, 2017 in the case "Zakharkin v. Russia" (аpplication No. 40377/10).