The case was successfully considered complaints about the inhuman conditions of detention of the applicants in places where the sentence was served, the lack of effective remedies. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 3, 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012 and 2014, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (10 people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention in the places where the sentence was served. The five applicants also claimed that they did not have an effective remedy in that regard.
On May 4, 2017, on the complaints filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 3 (prohibition of torture) in relation to all applicants and 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) in respect of five applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of EUR 87,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 2 500 to 15 000 euros.
ECHR judgment of May 4, 2017 in the case of Ustinov and Others (Ustinov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications No. 18046/12, 1771/14, 2507/14, 2788/14, 3069/14, 3361/14, 5779 / 14, 42337/14, 51543/14 and 51955/14).