Instructions for authors

The procedure of applying for a publication

1. To publish your article in a scientific journal you should send an electronic version of the paper to the editors by completing an online-request. Material of work in terms of its content must comply with the directions of the journal and formulation requirements.

2. When filling the online application, the author needs to read and accept the terms offer contract.

3. All the received by editorial board copyrighted materials are recorded. Each application is assigned a unique registration number, which is send by e-mail to the address provided as a contact.

4. After the article publication the composition of the authors and their order are not subject to any change, i.e., addition, deletion and permutation are impossible.

5. The articles are published in queue order as the processing of applications received.

6. Withdrawal of already published articles is carried by the editorial board in revealing of the fabrication of facts or falsification of data and plagiarism. The authors, readers, reviewers or editors can also initiate the removal of the article by addressing in written form to the editorial board of the journal.

Conditions for publicaton execution

1. A paper directed to the editorial board should be final and subtract, contain reliable information concerning the results of the study, differ in scientific novelty, have the theoretical and practical importance. The text should include a grounded conclusions and do not require modifications.

2. It is not allowed to publih the works contradictory to the art. 4 of the Law from 27.12.1991 №2124-1 (ed. in 03.07.2016) "On Mass Media".

3. Receiving material to the publication occurs in strict compliance с Journal's policy. Original high-quality scientific papers are accepted for publication. All the articles are checked for plagiarism by "eTXT Anti-plagiarism" system. The originality of the text proposed for publication in journal must be at least 75%

You can use the text of certain passages of other authors articles (in Russian, English or other languages), but it is mandatory to form them in citations with links to the source or obtaining permission of the publisher or copyright owner.

4. Articles sent to the editor without executing the requirements of publication are not considered. In case of application rejection the author is sent a reasoned refusal. In case of identifying plagiarism in the process of reviewing, the author, the relevant institution and the sponsoring organization (if any) will be sent a notification of publication refusal for the reason stated above.

Reviewing order

1. Every article received by the editorial house for consideration is reviewed in accordance with Provision of reviewing, according to the results of which the work can be either rejected, or sent to the author for revision or recommended for publication in the journal.

2. Articles reviewing is carried out in two stages: editorial and independent.

3. In case of refusal to publish an article publishing department sends its author a reasoned notification of the decision.

4. On the request of the author he can be given a copy of the review.

5. Basing on the results of review, the editorial board makes the final decision about the publication or refuse to publish an article.

6. In case of a positive decision on the publication the author is sent an information letter indicating the amount of the registration fee and the target dates of publication.

7. Reviews of published materials are stored in the editorial office for 5 years. Editorial office undertakes to send copies of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, as well as in expert councils of VAK (Higher Attestation Commission) when requested.


Materials published in journal are freely available and posted on the website in accordance with the Journal policy.

2. Works that have never been published are considered for publication. The authors submit original works without plagiarism, having no parallel publication elsewhere. When applying for publication the authors automatically confirm that they have the copyright on published material, including text of the article and paintings, drawings, photographs and spreadsheets placed in it.

3. After manuscript publication in journal the use of article materials is available under the license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

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4. Confirming with the terms of the offer contract , the author conveys the editors the right to use any materials of the article by any way not inconsistent with law while maintaining its authorship in accordance with п. 2 ст. 1270 ГК РФ.

Rules of article formation

1. Article material sent to the editorial board, must correspond to the direction of the journal и требованиям к оформлению.

2. Before the text of the article the following data must be indicated in the mentioned sequence:

  • author (authors) – names and initials of the authors, title and place of work (full legal name of the institution) in Russian;
  • author (authors) – names and initials of the authors, title and place of work (full legal name of the institution) in English;
  • article title in Russian;
  • article title in English.

Requirements to the title are informative value, capacity, and use of only common abbreviations;

  • key words (phrases) and abstract in Russian;
  • key words (phrases) and abstract in English.

3. Article text must be typed in 14 size of Times New Roman font with half interval and in Word format. Formulas should be typed in MS Word or using the built-in equation editor or in MathType Editor.

Articles in Russian and English languages are accepted for publication.

Quoted text from other publications should be written in quotes.

If research in a submitted article is performed with someone's financial support, at the end of the article it is necessary to give information on funding marking the number and title of the grant (research project, state contract etc).

Abbreviations and symbols of physical quantities in article text should be in conformity with the international standards.

The graphical material (pictures, drawings, diagrams, photographs) should be a summary of research materials. Graphic material should be of high quality, if it is necessary, the publisher may require to provide the material in separate files in jpg format with a resolution of 300 dpi. The titles and numbers of graphic material should be listed under the image.

The tables should be written succinctly and include only the necessary information and represent pooled and statistically processed data, which must be interpreted in the text. Each table should have a number and title.

4. The work should have an attachment bibliography (list of references), written according to State Standard Р 7.0.5-2008. In accordance with the requirements of the international system of citation, list of reference must be presented not only in the original language, but also in Latin.

5. UDC index is located in the upper left corner of the first page. The list of classification codes UDC can be found here.

Sample of article design can be found here.