The case has successfully reviewed the complaints of the applicants for inhuman conditions during the transfer. Two applicants complained about being in metal cells during the examination of their cases. The case has violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (prohibition of torture) in relation to all applicants.
In 2005 and 2017, complainants were assisted in preparing applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints the applicants (five people) complained about the inhuman conditions during the transfer. Two applicants complained about being in metal cells during the examination of their cases.
On June 14, 2018, the European Court unanimously ruled that in this case the authorities violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) against all applicants, and ordered the respondent state to pay the applicants EUR 25,000 in compensation. Applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,000 to 8,500 euros.
ECHR ruling of June 14, 2018 in the case of Baykov and Others (Baykov and Others) v. Russia (applications N 9094/05, 5867/17, 19014/17, 25738/17 and 30833/17).