The case successfully examined the applicants' complaints of inhuman conditions of detention, as well as the lack of effective remedies, excessive length of detention. There have been violations of the requirements of Articles 3, 13, paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2014, 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) complained of inhuman conditions of detention. Some applicants also complained about the lack of effective remedies in this regard, the excessive length of pre-trial detention and the length of the judicial review of the reasonableness of detention.
On 22 June 2017, on the basis of the complaints submitted by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in this case the Government violated the requirements of articles 3 (prohibition of torture) against all applicants and 13 of the Convention (right to an effective domestic remedy) and paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 of the Convention (right to liberty and security of person) against certain applicants, obliging the respondent State to pay the applicants a total of 74,200 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage. The applicants were awarded various amounts ranging from 1,000 to 25,000 euros.
ECHR Ordinance of 22 June 2017 in the Maznev and Others case against the Russian Federation (аpplications N 48826/08, 54526/10, 43512/13, 51512/13, 58203/13 and 68362/14).