The case was successfully considered complaints about the inhuman conditions of the applicants' detention in places of serving the sentence. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2010, 2011 and 2015, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (eight people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention in the places where the sentence was served.
On May 4, 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) and ordered the respondent state to pay the applicants a total of EUR 95,500 in compensation for moral harm material damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 5,000 to 23,300 euros.
ECHR Ordinance of May 4, 2017 on the case of Kalyakanov and Others v. Russia (аpplications N 22872/10, 32203/10, 32209/10, 41192/10, 45844/11, 33684/15, 34832 / 15 and 37434/15).