The case was successfully considered by the applicants' complaints about the inhuman conditions of detention in places where the sentence was served, and also that they did not have effective remedies 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 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 six applicants also claimed that they did not have effective remedies 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 articles 3 (prohibition of torture) in respect of all applicants and 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) in respect of six applicants , and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of € 96,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 5,000 to 15,000 euros.
ECHR judgment of May 4, 2017 in the case of Suchkov and Others (Suchkov and Others) v. Russia (аpplication No. 6496/14, 8185/14, 9962/14, 10447/14, 11990/14, 17857/14, 21159 / 14, 22581/14, 23057/14 and 30097/14).