Rules of Editorial ethics

  1. The editorial board bears the responsibility for the edition.
  2. All the materials submitted for publication pass a careful selection and reviewing. The editorial board reserves to itself the right to reject articles or to return them for completion. The author is obliged to complete his / her article according to the remarks of the reviewers or the editorial board.
  3. The editorial board considers all the manuscripts presented for publication, properly estimating each article without any partiality and with no regard to racial, religious, and national identity, position, or place of work of its author (authors). The editorial board makes fair and unbiassed decisions independent of commercial or other interests, and provides an honest process of manuscripts reading.
  4. The editorial board can reject the manuscript without reading it, if it considers that the work does not correspond to the journal’s profile.
  5. The journal’s editorial board opposes falsifications, plagiarism, submitting articles to several journal simultaneously, repeated copying of the article’s content in different works, and deceiving the public as to the real contribution of the authors to their publication.
  6. Also, the editorial board has the right to withdraw even the published article under the condition of finding-out of the infringements of someone’s rights or standard norms of science ethics. The journal’s editorial staff informs on the withdrawal of an article both its author and the organisation where he / she executed the work.
  7. The editor and members of editorial board do not give any information on the contents of the manuscripts under reviewing to other persons, except the persons patyicipating in their professional estimation. Provided the editor’s decision is positive, the article is published in the journal and is place in the corresponding electronic resources.
  8. According to the international legislation regarding the observance of the copyright to electronic information resources, the materials of a site, electronic journal, or a project cannot be reproduced either in full or in part in any form (electronic or printed) without the previous written approval of the journal’s editorial staff. At the use of the published materials in a context of other documents the reference on the primary source is necessary.
  9. Correctors, authors, and reviewers should inform on their interests, which can affect their objectivity at editing and reviewing of the articles’ materials (a case of the conflict of interests). Such interests imply intellectual, financial, personal, political, religious, and other.
  10. The prevention to illegal publications is a responsibility of each author, editor, reviewer, publisher, and publishing organization.