Editorial ethics


The policy of the Editorial Board of the Journal is based on international practices regarding copyright and on ethical principles upheld by the community of leading publishers of scientific periodicals  CommitteeonPublicationEthics(COPE).

The Editorial Board is guided by the most important principles: reliability, scientific significance and relevance of the work published.

The procedure for accepting, evaluating and publishing scientific articles is open.

The Editorial Board does not accept for publication any material whose content is prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

The Editorial Board is responsible for the quality of scientific articles published and also supports initiatives aimed at reducing research misconduct and ethical violations.

Negative results obtained by the authors in the course of their research do not constitute a barrier to publication in the Journal. The Editorial Board encourages scientific discussions and exchanges of experience in the pages of the publication.


The editorial board is guided by the following COPE ethical principles:

  • editorial impartiality;
  • respecting the confidentiality of research participants, authors and reviewers;
  • respect of scientific ethics in reviewing articles, encouragement of fair scientific discussion between authors and reviewers;
  • existence of contractual relations between the publisher, editors and authors;
  • promotion of intellectual property and copyright protection;
  • rejection of an article manuscript if it reveals previously published material by other authors without reference to the original sources (plagiarism);
  • non-disclosure of the personal data of authors and reviewers and other information obtained in the course of professional interaction;
  • making editorial changes in the article by agreement with the authors.

The editorial board supports the following Basic principles that reviewers should follow.

  • reviewing only those manuscripts for which they have sufficient expertise;
  • timeliness of reviewing;
  • maintaining confidentiality of the peer review;
  • objectivity and constructiveness in compiling the review;
  • informing the editorial board about conflicts of interest;
  • The content of the review should not be influenced by the origin of the manuscript, nationality, gender, religious or political beliefs of the authors Reviewers should not use the information obtained in the review for personal purposes or interests of others.

The authors are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information contained in them and for their compliance with the law, morality and ethics.

The editorial team expects authors to respect the following principles:

  • Compliance of the publication materials with ethical and legal standards;
  • Original and scientific uniqueness of the research;
  • reliability of results; researchers should make an effort to describe the methodology of their work clearly and unambiguously so that their results can be validated by other researchers;
  • objective discussion of the significance of the research;
  • acknowledgement of the contributions of others, obligatory bibliographical references to the works used;
  • listing as co-authors all participants who have made a significant contribution to the research;
  • reporting significant errors or inaccuracies in the publication and contacting the editorial board to correct the identified errors or withdraw the publication as soon as possible;
    no borrowing in the article without reference to the original sources (plagiarism).

Absence of borrowings in the article without reference to primary sources (plagiarism).

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