In the case, the complaint successfully examined the applicant's deprivation of the detainee's ability to present his position as a defendant in a civil case, the violation of the applicant's right to respect for family life as a result of a search in his apartment, conducted without a court decision. In the case there was a violation of the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 6, Article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2007, 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 head of the Civil Law Department of the Cheboksary State University and who was held in pre-trial detention on suspicion of receiving a bribe, complained that he was prevented from presenting his position as a defendant in civil proceedings, which his paternity was established. The applicant also claimed that the search in his apartment, conducted without a judicial decision, violated his right to respect for family life.
On June 6, 2017, on the complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (the right to a fair trial), Article 8 of the Convention (right to respect for private and family life), and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 2,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
The ECHR judgment of 06 June 2017 in the case of Urukov v. The Russian Federation (аpplication no. 20489/07).