The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints that the proceedings in their criminal cases were not fair, since when appealing against the verdicts of the first instance their cases were examined without the participation of representatives. The case involved violations of the requirements of paragraph 1 and subparagraph (c) of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (six people) complained that the proceedings in their criminal cases were not fair, since when appealing against the first-instance verdicts, their cases were examined without the participation of representatives.
On 4 July 2017, on the basis of the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of Article 6 § 3 (c) of the Convention (the right to a fair trial), Article 6 (1) Of the Convention and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants 1,500 euros to each of the applicants in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
The ECHR judgment of 04 July 2017 in the case "Ichetovkina and Others v. Russia" (аpplications N 12584/05, 45074/05, 45690/05, 11343/06, 51264/07 and 59378 / 08).