Guidelines to the presentation of manuscripts

1. Topic of the article shall correspond to the review’s profile. The submitted text may be written by one or several authors. The materials shall be topical and of academic and practical value.

2. The number of pages for articles written by post-graduate students and persons working for PhD degree shall not exceed 10 typed pages and by PhDs or DScs - 12 typed pages. All texts shall be typed in font: Times New Roman, size 14, interval between the lines: 1.5 lines. All sources shall be specified by bibliographic references.

3. References shall be given page-wise and numbered continuously. References shall be typed in font size 12, interval between the lines: 1 line.

4. Materials shall be accompanied by translation of the title of the article, summary of the article in Russian and English, list of key words in Russian and English and bibliographic list for the article (in alphabetic order). The article shall specify: full family name of the author(s), his/her name and patronimics, academic degree, rank, position, official name of the place of employment in Russian and English, contact phone and e-mail address.

5.Requirements for abstracts. The abstract should disclose the issues contained in the scientific article, its purpose and the obtained results. Recommended annotation structure: introduction, aims and objectives, methods, results and conclusions. The information contained in the title of the article should not be repeated in the abstract. Historical information, description of the previously published and well-known facts shall not be included in the abstract. The recommended volume of the abstract is from 200 to 250 words.

6. All materials should be submitted to the editorial office in electronic form (by an email).

7. All research articles published in the journal are subject to obligatory double “blind” peer review. Along with the submitted material the author may submit a review signed by a Doctor or Candidate of Sciences and formalized in the prescribed manner.

8. Post-graduate students are released from payment for the publication of manuscripts.