The applicant's complaint on inhuman conditions of detention in one of the pre-trial detention centers and in two places of serving the sentence was successfully considered in the case. There has been a violation of Article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
In 2012, the applicant was assisted in preparing the аpplication. Subsequently, the аpplication was communicated to the Russian Federation.
In his complaint, the applicant complained of inhuman conditions in one of the pre-trial detention centers of the city of Novokuznetsk and two places of punishment serving in the towns of Nizhny Tagil and Yekaterinburg.
On June 8, 2017, on a complaint lodged by the applicant, the Court, having accepted a unilateral declaration by the Government of the Russian Federation concerning the inadequate conditions of the applicant's detention in the remand center and awarded € 4,480 in compensation, excluded that part of the complaint from the list of cases to be considered. The Court also unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirement of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibition of torture) in two other cases and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicant EUR 13,800 in respect of non-pecuniary damage.
ECHR judgment of June 08, 2017 in the case of Volkov v. Russia (аpplication No. 44137/12).