The case successfully examined the applicant's complaint that his detention for extradition for more than two months was unlawful and that there was no effective procedure by which he could challenge the lawfulness of his detention. The case involved violations of the requirements of Article 5, paragraphs 1 and 4, of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2009, the applicant was assisted in the preparation of the аpplication. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the applicant, who is a citizen of Uzbekistan, complained that his detention for extradition for more than two months was illegal and that there was no effective procedure by which he could challenge the lawfulness of his detention.
On 25 July 2017, on the application lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 5 §§ 1 and 4 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of the person) and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 7,500 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
The ECHR judgment of July 25, 2017 in the case "Yakovenko v. Russia" (аpplication No. 48528/09).