In the case, the applicants' complaints on inhuman conditions in places of serving their sentences and the lack of an effective domestic remedy in this regard were successfully considered. Violations of the requirements of articles 3 and 13 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights were committed in the case.
In 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2013, the applicants were assisted in preparing the аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (seven persons) complained of inhuman conditions of detention in places of serving their sentences. Some claimants also referred to the lack of an effective domestic remedy in this regard.
On 28 September 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) against all the applicants, Article 13 of the Convention (right to an effective domestic remedy) with respect to of some of the applicants and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 54,600 in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts from 1,700 to 16,300 euros.
The ECHR judgment of September 28, 2012 on the case "Zelenkov and Others v. Russia" (аpplications N 8306/10, 71726/12, 8684/13, 63359/13, 44330/15, 44212 / 16, 64171/16).