The case successfully considered the complaints of the applicants for the cancellation of judgments rendered in their favor on the results of the consideration of cases in the first and appellate courts in the framework of civil proceedings, by higher courts in view of newly discovered circumstances. There has been a violation of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2009 and 2010, 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 complained about the cancellation of the judgments rendered in their favor by the results of the cases in the first and appellate courts in the civil proceedings, by higher courts in view of newly discovered circumstances.
On 13 June 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirement of Article 6 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial) and ordered the respondent State to pay each applicant 1,500 euros in compensation moral harm.
The ECHR judgment of 13 June 2017 in the case of Drobyshevskiy and Vitt v. Russia (аpplications No. 52637/09 and 21973/10).