The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints of excessive length of pre-trial detention, the length of the judicial review of the reasonableness of their detention and the excessive length of the proceedings in their cases. The case involved violations of the requirements of paragraph 3 of Article 5, paragraph 1 of Article 6 and paragraph 4 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2006, 2010, 2011, 2016 and 2017, 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. Some applicants also complained about the length of the judicial review of the reasonableness of their detention, the excessive length of the proceedings in their cases.
On 12 October 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court 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 the person) against all the applicants, Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to fair trial) and Article 5 § 4 of the Convention in respect of certain applicants and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 24,900 in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 1,000 to 6,400 euros.
The ECHR judgment of 12 October 2017 in the case "Chernova and Others v. Russia" (аpplications N 20443/06, 13572/10, 77873/11, 21872/16, 29351/16, 30872 / 16, 34662/16 and 4516/17).