The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints about the excessive length of pre-trial detention, the lack of effective domestic remedies, and that the judicial review of the validity of the detention did not meet the urgency criterion. The case of violation of the requirements of paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 and Article 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2015, complainants were assisted in preparing аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints the applicants (five people) complained about the excessive length of the detention pending trial. Some applicants complained about the lack of effective domestic remedies, as well as the fact that the judicial review of the validity of the detention did not meet the urgency criterion.
On February 16, 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the European Court unanimously decided that in the present case the authorities violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person) in relation to all applicants, Clause 4 of Article 5 and Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) against some of the applicants, and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of € 11,600 in compensation for pecuniary damage, non-pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,000 to 4,000 euros.
ECHR ruling of February 16, 2017 in the case of Fedorov and Others (Fedorov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications N 50483/07, 21974/09, 53102/10, 66061/13 and 8351/15).