Author Guidelines


 Blank application for publication of the article

 The procedure for sending, reviewing and admitting a manuscript to publication

The author guarantees:

  • that he is a valid holder of the exclusive rights to the article; the materials submitted to the editors have not been previously transmitted and will not be passed on to third parties until the publication of the article in the journal;

  • that the article contains all references to cited authors and / or publications (materials) provided for by applicable copyright law;

  • that the author obtained all the necessary permissions for the borrowed materials used in the article, the copyright of which the author is not;

  • that the article does not contain materials that are not subject to publication in the open press in accordance with applicable laws of the Russian Federation, and its publication and distribution will not lead to the disclosure of secret (confidential) information (including state secrets).

The procedure for submitting material to the editor

  1. The author sends a set of files: 1) application for publication;  the text of the article; 3) additional materials (figures, tables) by e-mail or upload to your personal account on the journal website.

  2. No more than two articles by one author in the same issue are allowed.

  3. Submitted articles may be returned to the author for revision or rejected due to inconsistency with the profile of the journal, unacceptable volume, a negative result of the examination or non-compliance with the rules of registration.

  4. All articles submitted to the editors are tested in the Antiplagiat system, the submitted materials must have an original text of at least 75%.

  5. Public works are not accepted for consideration and publication.

  6. All articles undergo a double-blind review, which analyzes the relevance of the topic, the scientific novelty and originality of the decisions, the evidence base, the rigor and unambiguity of the findings, the equipment of the scientific apparatus, the quality of illustrative material, and are published by the decision of the editorial board of the journal.

  7. The editors have the right to make cuts and editorial changes to the text of manuscripts.

  8. Articles that are not accepted for publication are not sent to the authors. 

  9. Fees for published articles are not paid.

  10. The fee for the publication of articles is not charged.

  11. Articles are included in the issue only after a positive decision of the editorial board. Articles are published in order of priority: acceptance for publication does not imply publication in the next issue of the journal.

  12. The authors voluntarily submit information about themselves to the editors of the journal with the purpose of their open publication in the journal along with the publication of the article. The processing of personal data is carried out in accordance with paragraphs. 8., item 1, art. 6 of the Federal Law "On Personal Data" dated July 27, 2006 No. 152-FZ.

The structure of the article:

  1. Universal Decimal Classification Index (UDC).

  2. Article title.

  3. Initials and surname of the author (s).

  4. Abstract.

  5. Keywords.

  6. The text of the article with tables, figures, formulas.

  7. References.

  8. Information about the author (s): surname, name, patronymic; academic degree; academic title; position, place of work; telephone, e-mail address (e-mail), a unique number of the scientist (ORCID).

 Requirements for the design of articles

  1. The text is typed without formatting and page numbering, taking into account paragraphs and special instructions in the requirements for the design of articles. The recommended size of the original article is 35–40 thousand characters, the overview one is more than 40 thousand characters including annotation, keywords and references.

  2. The title of the article (maximum length 10–12 words). Available in Russian and English.

  3. The initials and surname of the author (s) - separated by commas. Place of work and address of the organization. Available in Russian and English.

  4. The article should be annotated in Russian and English. The recommended volume is 150–250 words. Annotation to the article should be: informative (not contain common words); original; content (reflect the main content of the article and the results of research); structured (follow the logic of describing the results in the article); compact. The abstract should include the following aspects of the content of the article: subject, purpose of work; method or methodology of the work; work results; scope of results; findings.

  5. The article should be supplied with keywords in Russian and English (the recommended number of keywords is 6–10).

  6. The full text is structured and divided into segmented headings: an introduction, methods and materials, results, conclusion.

  7. Graphs, charts, diagrams, drawings drawn by MS Office are provided in separate files in the format of source applications (xls, vsd).

  8. Un-drawn objects (scanned images, photographs) are provided as separate files in graphic formats (tif, jpg, png) with a resolution of> 300 dpi.

  9. Tables are provided as editable text, not as images.

  10. References include only sources used in the preparation of the article. References to the cited literature are given in square brackets. For the Original scientific article, the recommended number of links is 25–40, for a review article - from 80 links.

  11. References are placed after the text of the article, numbered (starting with the first number) in the order of mention in the text, preceded by the word "Literature". Under one number it is permissible to indicate only one source.

  12. It is allowed to cite any primary sources, BUT references to such materials as: unpublished works; State documents (government decrees, laws, etc.), historical documents, newspaper articles, Internet sources without authorship (forums, blogs, etc.) should be placed in subscripts.

  13. Dictionaries, artistic, journalistic and other sources are not included in the list of references, but are indicated separately.

  14. Links to Internet resources are allowed subject to the rules for describing online electronic publications.

  15. It is desirable to limit self-citations to 10% of references from the total number of sources.

  16. The description of sources is made in accordance with GOST 7.05-2008 “Bibliography link. General requirements and rules of drafting.

  17. The list of references in the transliteration is preceded by the word References, given in a completely separate block. Sources in foreign languages are transferred to the References list without changes, all Russian-language sources in the list of references should be presented in the Romanesque alphabet (in Latin).

  18. The last page of the article contains information about the authors in Russian and English: the full name of the institution where the study was performed; full names of the authors; academic degree, title, position, place of work, contact telephone numbers, e-mail address of all authors.

  19. The sequence of design elements - in accordance with the structure of the article.

Additional Information

  1. Blank application for publication of the article.
  2. Instruction for the design of the manuscript with recommendations.
  3. Instruction for registration profile ORCID.
  4. Retraction policy.
  5. The procedure for sending, reviewing and admitting a manuscript to publication.
  6. Examples of the description of the cited publications.
  7. Systems of automatic generation of bibliographic description: BibmeCitefastCitation Creatio
  8. Systems of text translation into Latin TranslitterationTranslit!



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.


  1. The manuscripts are accepted if has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

  2. The materials should be prepared in a format OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or World Perfect.

  3. Internet links are provided as a complete URL.

  4. Text should be typed with an interval of one line spacing, font Times New Roman, 12 pt; to highlight the accents it is recommended to use italics rather than underlining (except Internet links). All images, graphics and tables are placed within the text according to the meaning of the particular part of text  (and not at the end of the document).

  5. Text should follow the stylistic and bibliography requirements as stated in  Regulations  located in the Part "About Us."

  6. Please, remove the authors' names from the title of the article and other parts of the document to ensure the  anonymity of reviewing.



Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:


  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).



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