Requirements for presented materials

Texts for publication should be prepared according to the following guidelines:

  • Submitted texts must be genuine, unpublished in any other periodical. We welcome manuscripts of not more than 40 000 symbols of text (under 20 000 for post-graduate students, for the published sources and for reviews).
    The article should be delivered in electronic copy as a Word document (Times New Roman, type size 14 for main text and 10 for endnotes) and in printed copy.
    No automatic division of words and no special formatting of text are acceptable.
  • Information about the author/authors in both Russian and English:
    Name and Surname (patronymic if there is).
    Place of employment, position, academic degree and/or academic rank
    Contacts (mobile phone, e-mail)
  • The name of the article, summary (abstracts) (200-300 words) and keywords (from 10 to 15 words) in both Russian and English are indicated obligatory. UDC code must be put above and on the left of the name of the author. It has to be appropriate to the subject of the article.
  • Only endnotes with continuous numbering are acceptable. Bibliography/References must be put after the article and should be submitted in both Russian and English with transliteration from Cyrillic into Roman letters. For transliteration the BSI format is preferable. Electronic resource. Transliteration access mode: http://translit.net/en/bsi/
  • Illustrative material must be black-and-white and can be submitted in “.tiff” or “.jpg” file formats with resolution 300 dpi or higher. Real dimensions of pictures have to be not less than 5*5 cm. The editor may refuse to publish insufficient illustrations.
  • Authors are responsible for both accuracy of all the data, quotes, names place-names, etc. and absence of classified information unauthorized to publication.
  • Submitted articles are registered. Managing editor informs the author in 60 days about acceptance, rejection or necessity of rework of manuscript.
  • All the submitted articles are reviewed preliminary by members of the editorial board or by managing editor, checking compliance with these rules and absence of any plagiarism in text, illustrations, tables, etc.
  • Every primary accepted manuscript pass through anonymous reviewing by any selected scholar including members of the editorial board. All peer-reviewers are acknowledged specialists on the subjects of reviewed works and have published articles on these themes throughout three last years. The reviews are kept at both the publishing house and editorial board of the journal for five years. In case of discrepancy between the content and structure of the submitted manuscript and formal requirements of the edition, the editors present the authors with reasoned refusal and commit themselves to submit copies of the reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation if such inquiry would be received.
  • Until publication both members of the editorial board and reviewers have no right to use texts of the articles or refer to them

Editorial board has the right to select submitted articles and to reject those with inappropriate contents and design.
Submitted articles are registered. Managing editor informs the author in 60 days about acceptance, rejection or necessity of rework of manuscript.
All the submitted articles are reviewed preliminary by members of the editorial board or by managing editor, checking compliance with these rules and absence of any plagiarism in text, illustrations, tables, etc.
Every primary accepted manuscript pass through anonymous reviewing by any selected scholar including members of the editorial board.
Until publication both members of the editorial board and reviewers have no right to use texts of the articles or refer to them