The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints of excessive length of pre-trial detention, unsatisfactory conditions of detention, and the lack of an effective domestic remedy in connection with unsatisfactory conditions of detention. A violation of the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights was committed in the case.
In 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants complained about the excessive length of pre-trial detention and the unsatisfactory conditions of detention. Some claimants also referred to the lack of an effective domestic remedy in connection with unsatisfactory conditions of detention.
On 12 October 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court, having accepted the declarations of the Government of the Russian Federation that there had been a violation of Article 3 of the Convention on conditions of detention, unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 § 3 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person) against all applicants, Article 13 of the Convention (the right to an effective domestic remedy) against certain applicants, and obliged the State arstvo the respondent to pay the applicants 26,200 euros in non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 1,000 to 4,700 euros.
The ECHR judgment of 12 October 2017 in the Zaytsev and Others v. Russia case (аpplications N 57476/09, 761/10, 3459/10, 54773/10, 11420/12, 36421 / 12, 38110/12, 74969/13, 35673 / 14.48873 / 14).