Instruction to authors

1. Original scientific articles in Russian and English are accepted. They should correspond to the profile of the Journal and reflect results of original scientific research of the authors. The optimal volume of the article is 4000-6000 words. Submission to the editorial office of already published articles or articles sent for publication to other journals is not allowed. In the event of simultaneous submission of a manuscript to different journals, the published article will be retracted (withdrawn from print). Monitoring of unauthorized citation is implemented using Antiplagiat and CrossCheck systems. In case of detection of multiple borrowings, the Editors act in accordance with the COPE rules.

2. Particular attention should be paid to the quality of translation. It is desirable that it be performed by a native speaker of English.

3. The title of the article should briefly (no more than 10 words) and accurately reflect the content of the article, the subject matter and the results of the research conducted. It is necessary to invest in it the content, attractiveness, and uniqueness of the scientific work of the author. The title is to be provided in Russian and English.

4. The abstract performs the function of the expanded title of the article and tells about its content. It should include the following sections:

1)The introduction formulates a problem and purpose of the article.
2) Materials and Methods. This section specified that has served as material for the analysis and describes the using techniques.
3) Results. This is the main section, which aims to prove a working hypothesis (or hypotheses) by analysis, synthesis and data clarification.
Discussion and Conclusions. The results are to be summarized; the main directions for further research are indicated in this area.

The sections of the abstract should be highlighted with the appropriate subheadings. The relevant information should be presented in these sections. The recommended abstract volume is 200–250 words. The abstract is to be provided in Russian and English.

5. Keywordsare the search terms of a scientific article. All bibliographic databases can search for articles by keywords. In this regard, the keywords should reflect the main statements, achievements, results, terminology of scientific research. The recommended number of keywords is 5–10. The keywords are to be provided in Russian and English.

6. Acknowledgments.In this section, mention should be made of people who helped the author to prepare this article and organizations that provided financial support. Expressing gratitude to anonymous reviewers is considered good form. The acknowledgements are to be provided in Russian and English.

7. The main text of the article is presented in Russian or English in a specific sequence:

1) Introduction;
2) Literature Review;
3) Materials and Methods;
4) Results;
5) Discussion and Conclusions.

These sections are required to allocate the relevant subtitles.

8. List of references. The bibliographic description of the documents is in accordance with the requirements of GOST R 7.0.5–2008. The Vancouver Citation Style is adopted in the Journal (reference in brackets in the text, full bibliographic description of the source in the list of references in the order of mention in the text of the article). It is necessary to refer first of all to the original sources from scientific journals included in the global citation indices. It is advisable to use 30–40 sources. Of these, over the past 3 years there are at least 20, foreign are at least 15. It is necessary to correctly register the link to the source. The authors' names, journal (email address), year of publication, volume (issue), number, pages, DOI or URL should be indicated. A reader should be able to find the specified literary source as soon as possible. References to accepted for publication, but not yet published articles should be marked with the words "in press"; authors must obtain written permission to reference such documents and to confirm that they have been accepted for publication. Information from unpublished sources should be marked with the words “unpublished data / documents”; authors should also receive written confirmation of the use of such materials. The list of references is to be provided in Russian and English.

The list of references includes only peer-reviewed sources (articles from scientific journals) used in the text of the article. If it is necessary to refer to an article in a socio-political newspaper, the text on a website or in a blog, a textbook, a dissertation, you should put the source information in the endnote.

9. Information about authors. Full surname, name and second names of the authors; official name of institution without abbreviations, address of institution (it is required to indicate all the author’s work places where the research was performed (permanent place, place of project implementation, etc.)); detailed information about the authors: scientific degree, title, position, ORCID, Researcher ID, Scopus ID, Author ID in the Russian Science Citation Index; e-mail, phone, postal address for the author's copy. Information about authors is to be provided in Russian and English.

10. Contribution of authors. At the end of the manuscript, authors should include notes, which explain the actual contribution of each co-author to the work. The procedure for specifying the authors and co-authors of the article is consistent with them independently. Information about contribution of authors is to be provided in Russian and English.

11. Information about conflicts of interest. The article should indicate a real or potential conflict of interest. If there is no conflict of interests, then you should write that “the author declares that there is no conflict of interests”.

12. Supporting documents:
– Expert opinion on the possibility of publishing the materials of the article in the open press (mandatory for articles on technical specialties, on the rest is on request of the Editorial Board) (Appendix 2).
License agreement (Appendix 3).  

13. Manuscript Format Guidelines.  

1) The manuscript should be typed in the Microsoft Word text processing program for Windows (.doc, .docx, .rtf.): sheet size – A4, Times New Roman font, font size — 14, line spacing — 1.5. Manual hyphenation is not allowed. It is forbidden to use double spaces in the text, as well as to indent (red line) using spaces.

2) Formulas are typed by combining the main font and the Symbol font (exception for fractions, sums, square root) in Microsoft Equation 3.0 (Formula Editor in Microsoft Word) or Math Type 6. Latin symbols in formulas and notation (both in the text and in the figures) typed in italics. Formulas are numbered in parentheses. Only those formulas and equations referenced in the following presentation should be numbered.  

3) All titles, signatures and structural elements of graphs, tables, charts, etc., are to be provided in Russian and English.  

4) Figures can be presented in raster or vector format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi. They should allow text editing and resizability. All graphic data are placed in the text of the article, as well as sent additionally as separate files. Diverse illustrations should be brought to a single style of graphic performance, while respecting the uniformity of their design. Graphs, charts and diagrams must be drawn up in Microsoft Excel.