Decision of Court (First Section Committee), April 21, 2015 (case MUMRYAYEV v. RUSSIA)

Resolution Date:April 21, 2015
Issuing Organization:Court (First Section Committee)



Application no. 52025/13Petr Petrovich MUMRYAYEVagainst Russia

The European Court of Human Rights (First Section), sitting on 21 April 2015 as a Committee composed of:

             Khanlar Hajiyev, President,              Erik Møse,              Dmitry Dedov, judges,

and André Wampach, Deputy Section Registrar,

Having regard to the above application lodged on 29 June 2013,

Having regard to the comments submitted by the parties,

Having deliberated, decides as follows:


  1. The applicant, Mr Petr Petrovich Mumryayev, is a Russian national, who was born on 19 October 1962 and lived until his arrest in the village of Dubrovino, Novosibirsk Region. He is serving his sentence in a correctional colony in the Novosibirsk Region.

  2. The Russian Government (“the Government”) were represented by Mr G. Matyushkin, Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights.

  3. The facts of the case, as submitted by the parties, may be summarised as follows.

  4. In December 2010 the applicant was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. On 16 October 2011 he was found guilty as charged and sentenced to seven years of imprisonment. The judgment became final on 29 February 2012. On 15 March 2013 he was transferred to correctional colony no. 18 in Novosibirsk to serve his sentence.

  5. Documents produced by the applicant to the Court show that on his arrival to the colony he was diagnosed with dorsopathy (also known as the spinal disease), contracture of the third figure on the right hand, sensorineural hearing loss of the 4th-5th degree, chronic ethmoiditis, left sided chronic otopyosis, atherosclerosis of the lower extremities and pulmonary tuberculosis in the stage of clinical cure.

  6. The applicant alleged that despite his suffering from a serious medical condition characterised by a severe pain and requiring the use of a strong pain relief medication and anti-inflammatory drugs, he did not receive any medical assistance in detention. His complaint related to the period in March and April 2013 when his chronic otitis and back problems were in remission.

  7. Following the applicant’s complaint to the Novosibirsk Regional Prosecutor, prosecution authorities assessed the quality of the medical care afforded to him in detention. In a letter sent to the applicant and the head of correctional colony no. 18 on 23 May 2013 a deputy prosecutor of the Novosibirsk Region acknowledged that the medical personnel of the...

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