The case successfully examined the applicant's complaints about the unreasonable length of pre-trial detention and the fact that his criminal case had not been tried within a reasonable time. The case involved violations of the requirements of paragraph 3 of Article 5 and paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2007, 2010 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 (seven) complained of the unreasonable length of detention pending trial. One applicant also complained that the trial of his criminal case was not carried out within a reasonable time.
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) with respect to all the applicants, Article 6 § 1 of the Convention (right to fair trial) in respect of one applicant and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants EUR 25,700 in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts from 2,000 to 6,000 euros.
The ECHR judgment of 6 July 2017 in the case of Shirokikh and Others v. Russia (аpplications No. 30532/07, 36187/10, 11743/16, 28308/16, 50480/16, 50682 / 16 and 50777/16).