The case has successfully examined complaints of inhuman conditions of detention and the lack of effective domestic remedies. 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 and 2014, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (three people) complained about the inhuman conditions of detention. The first and third applicants also complained about the lack of effective domestic remedies in this regard.
On February 16, 2017, on the complaints lodged 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) in respect of the first and third applicants, and ordered the respondent Government to pay the applicants a total of EUR 27,800 in respect of pecuniary damage, non-pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 7,300 to 12,500 euros.
Resolution of the ECHR of February 16, 2017 in the case of Kolomiyets and Others v. Russia (аpplications N 59182/13, 78232/13 and 8176/14).