The applicant's complaint that he had been ill-treated by law enforcement officers and the lack of an effective investigation of this circumstance was successfully considered in the case. The case involved violations of the requirements of Article 3 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 complained that he had been ill-treated by law enforcement officials and that there was no effective investigation of this circumstance.
On 25 July 2017, on a complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in its substantive and procedural aspects and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant 20,000 euros compensation for non-pecuniary damage.
The ECHR judgment of 25 July 2017 in the Smolentsev v. Russia case (аpplication no. 46349/09).