The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints about the unreasonable length of their detention pending trial, the illegality of the extension of the period of detention beyond the maximum possible period and the lack or inadequacy of compensation for unlawful detention. The case involved violations of the requirements of paragraph 3 of Article 5, subparagraph "c" of paragraph 1 of Article 5, paragraph 5 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2014, 2015 and 2016, 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 (eight persons) complained about the unreasonable length of their detention pending trial. Some applicants complained about the illegality of extending the detention beyond the maximum possible period and the lack or inadequacy of compensation for unlawful detention.
On 6 July 2017, on the basis of the complaints submitted 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 5, paragraph 1, subparagraph (c) , paragraph 5 of Article 5 of the Convention in respect of certain applicants, and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants 46 800 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 1,000 to 9,100 euros.
The ECtHR judgment of 6 July 2017 in the Memetov and Others v. Russia case (аpplications N 9070/14, 12341/14, 13214/14, 15237/14, 18426/14, 18466 / 14, 60029/15, 19133/16).