The applicant successfully complained about the fact that he was not provided with legal assistance during the appeal proceedings in his criminal case and that the conditions in the correctional colony where he served his sentence were inhuman and degrading treatment. The case involved violations of the requirements of Article 3 and subparagraph "c" of paragraph 3 and paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2011, the applicant was assisted in preparing the аpplication. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the applicant complained that he had not been provided with legal assistance in the course of the appeal proceedings in his criminal case and that the conditions of his detention in the penal colony where he served his sentence were inhuman and degrading treatment.
On 18 July 2017, on a complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) without violating the requirements of Article 6 § 3 (c) and 1 to a fair trial), and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 8,000 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
The ECHR judgment of 18 July 2017 in the Sklyar v. Russia case (аpplication No. 45498/11).