The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints about the inhuman conditions of detention in the places where the sentence was served, the first applicant also pointed out the inappropriate conditions of the transfer, the excessive length of detention pending trial and that the court did not consider the lawfulness of his detention without delay. In the case of violations of the requirements of Articles 3 and 13, paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016, claimants 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. The first applicant also complained about the inappropriate conditions of the transfer, the excessive length of the detention pending trial and that the court did not consider the lawfulness of his detention without delay. The three applicants also claimed that they did not have effective remedies for inhuman conditions of detention.
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 three applicants , paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person) in respect of the first applicant. The European Court ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of EUR 56,300 in respect of non-pecuniary damage, pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 2,100 to 15,300 euros.
ECHR judgment of May 4, 2017 in the case of Kazakov and Others (Kazakov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications N 4649/08, 36240/08, 4315/09, 16078/10, 54313/11, 59251/14, 3949 / 15 and 1672/16).