The case has successfully examined the applicants' complaints about the inhuman conditions of detention in places where the sentence was served, as well as the fact that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard. The case has violated the requirements of Articles 3 and 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2013, 2014 and 2015, complainants were assisted in the preparation of аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (11 people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention in the places where the sentence was served. The applicants also claimed that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On May 4, 2017, on complaints filed by the applicants, the European Court unanimously ruled that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of articles 3 (prohibition of torture) and 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) against all applicants, and ordered - the respondent to pay the applicants a total of EUR 88,800 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 3,900 to 18,300 euros.
ECHR Ordinance of May 4, 2017 in the case of Shestakov and Others v. Russia (аpplications No. 78378/13, 33307/14, 33405/14, 33600/14, 37789/14, 38078/14 and 51194 /15).