The ECHR judgment of September 17, 2019 in the case “Istratiy v. Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation” (application No. 15956/11).
In 2011, the applicant was assisted in preparing the application. Subsequently, the application was communicated to the Russian Federation.
The case has successfully examined the application about the applicant’s detention in custody by illegally created authorities, the conditions of his detention and the failure to provide him with medical assistance during his detention. In the case, there was a violation of the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In his application, the applicant complained about his detention by the illegally created authorities of the Transdniestrian Moldavian Republic, the conditions of his detention and the failure to provide him with medical assistance during his detention.
On September 17, 2019, on an application filed by the applicant, the European Court unanimously decided that the authorities of the Republic of Moldova had not committed a violation of Article 5 § 1 of the Convention (the right to liberty and security of person), but had violated this provision of the Convention by the authorities of the Russian Federation, and ordered the Government to pay the applicant EUR 20,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.