The ECHR judgment of 29 March 2018 in the case of Arsentyev and Others v. Russia (applications no. 17970/10, 63005/16, 67558/16, 69128/16, 71484/16 and 75363/16).
The applicants successfully complained about the excessive length of pre-trial detention. There has been a violation of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in respect of all applicants.
In 2010 and 2016, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of applications. Subsequently, the applications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (six) complained of the excessive length of pre-trial detention.
On 29 March 2018, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirement of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person) against all applicants and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 13,600 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.