The applicants were three Russian nationals, Mr. Bayev, Mr. Kiselev and Mr. Alekseyev, who had filed applications against the Russian Federation, in response to the legislative ban on “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations aimed at minors” which was introduced, in part, for the protection of the morality and health of children in Russia. In a judgment in the case of Bayev v Russia ( ECHR 572) handed down on 20 June 2017, the Third Section of European Court of Human Rights found – by six votes to one – that the so-called Russian “gay-propaganda law” banning the promotion of homosexuality violated both Article Inforrm’s Blog … A seven-member chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg issued a judgment on June 20 in the case of Bayev & Others v. Russia, Applications nos. Bayev v Russia - challenging 'homosexual propaganda' laws The European Court of Human Rights have communicated the complaint in Bayev v Russia . This morning’s Bayev and others v Russia ruling from the Strasbourg-based court found that the law does “…not serve to advance the legitimate aim of the protection of morals, and that such measures are likely to be counterproductive in… the protection of health and the protection of rights of others”. Bayev and Others v. Russia, nos. The Third Section of the European Court of Human Rights issued today its judgment in Bayev and Others v Russia in which it held – by six to one – that Russian ‘homosexual propaganda laws’ are in breach of Article 10, alone and in conjunction with Article 14 of … 67667/09 and 2 others, 20.6.2017 Judgment | Legal summary DISCRIMINATION (article 1 of protocol no.1) Difference in entitlement to continued payment of State pension for pensioners employed in civil service and pensioners employed in private sector: no violation The three applicants complain about their arrest and conviction under regional administrative laws regulating public actions aimed at propaganda of homosexuality among minors.