The case has successfully examined the applicants' complaints about the inadequate conditions of their detention. The case has violated the requirements of article 3, clauses 3 and 4 of clause 5, clause 1 and clause 3 of clause 3 of clause 3, clauses 13 and 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2005, 2007 and 2009, complainants 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 inadequate conditions of their detention. Some applicants also complained about inappropriate conditions of transfer, excessive length of detention, inability to participate in civil proceedings, obstacles to filing a complaint with the European Court, lack of effective remedies for inhuman conditions of detention.
On February 16, 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 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) due to the conditions of detention of all applicants, as well as the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention, paragraphs 3 and 4 Article 5 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person), paragraph 1 and subparagraph "c" of paragraph 3 of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair trial), Article 13 (right to an effective domestic remedy) and 34 Co. inventions (prohibition to prevent individual complaints) for some applicants. The European Court ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of € 123,050 in compensation for pecuniary damage, non-pecuniary damage and court costs. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 5,000 to 25,000 euros.
Resolution of the ECHR of February 16, 2017 in the case of Chernov and Others (Chernov and Others) v. Russia (аpplications No. 2199/05, 15456/05, 29127/06, 13451/07, 25894/09, 41440/09, 41687 / 09 and 62796/09).