The ECHR judgment of 11 January 2018 in the case of Levin and Others v. The Russian Federation (applications N 29584/05, 38432/11, 60229/11, 70271/12, 15174/13, 9210/15, 43735 / 16, 9495/17 and 14039/17).
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 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 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 (nine) complained of the excessive length of pre-trial detention.
On 11 January 2018, on the basis of the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of the person) and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants 26,800 euros in compensation for moral harm.