The ECHR judgment of 08 February 2018 in the case of Kolesnikov and Others v. Russia (applications no. 35105/10, 70164/14, 44068/15 and 17534/16).
The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints that they did not receive adequate medical care while in custody, some of the applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard. The case involved a violation of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with respect to all the applicants and Article 13 of the Convention in respect of certain applicants.
In 2010, 2014, 2015 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 (four persons) complained that they did not receive adequate medical care while in custody. Some applicants also complained that they did not have an effective remedy in this regard.
On 8 February 2018, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) against all applicants, the requirement of Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective remedy) , and ordered the respondent State to pay three applicants EUR 15,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.