The ECHR judgment of 29 March 2018 in the case of Lastochkin and Others v. Russia (applications no. 7121/15, 56307/16, 10/17, 16113/17, 19991/17, 20530/17 and 24209 / 17).
Complaints on the excessive length of pre-trial detention were successfully reviewed. There has been a violation of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017, 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 (seven) 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 the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of the person) against all the applicants and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 17,800 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.