Manuscript requirements

Preparing Text of the Manuscript


1. All materials are provided in English. Correspondence with the editors and reviewing is also carried out in English.
2. Articles prepared using Microsoft Word (file type *.DOC).
3. Articles should be between 20000 and 40000 characters, including spaces (minimum 4 pages per journal template).
4. Article Title to be submitted of not more than twelve words should be provided.
5. The font of the main text is Arial, 10 pt. All requirements for the article formatting are specified in journal template.
6. Articles should contain the following sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusion, References. More extended structure allowed.


Details should be supplied on the Article Title Page including:
Full name of each author
Position, rank, academic degree
Affiliation of each author, at the time the research was completed
Full postal address of the affiliation
E-mail address of each author


The title should be as clear and informative as possible, reflect the main aim of the study. Abbreviations and acronyms should be avoided.


The abstract is a source of information about the content of the article and the results presented in it. It should make it possible to determine the relevance of the document and decide whether it is advisable to refer to the full text, and it is also used to search for a document in information systems. For articles of the “original research” type, the abstract should be clearly structured and contain the following sections: Relevance and Objectives, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions. The volume of the abstract is from 150 to 200 words. The text should be concise and clear. It is appropriate to describe the research methods/methodology if they are original or of interest for this particular research. For papers concerned with experimental work describe your data sources and data procession technique. Conclusions could be associated with recommendations, estimates, suggestions, hypotheses described in the paper. Information contained in the title should not be dublicated in the abstract. Try to avoid unnecessary introductory phrases.


Keywords should reflect the information presented in the article and ensure effective recognition of the subject by search engines. The number of keywords is 5-10. It is advisable to use commonly accepted terms as reflected in controlled dictionaries.


It is necessary to describe the relevance and degree of development of the problem under study. At the end of the section, it is necessary to formulate the main aim of the publication.


It is necessary to provide sufficient information on the organization of the study, the object of the study, the sample under study, methods of research and data processing is necessary to provide sufficient information on the organization of the study, the object of the study, the sample under study, methods of research and data processing.


This section states the results obtained, supported by illustrative material (tables, figures). It is necessary to avoid repetition of all data from tables or figures in the text. It is required to highlight or summarize only important observations. Expression of the author’s opinion, interpretation of the results obtained are not allowed in this section, as well as references to the works of other authors’ groups.


This section should not duplicate the provisions given in the Results section. Data or other material already presented in the Introduction or Results sections shouldn’t be repeated in detail. Here it is possible to discuss the application of the results obtained, including in further research, as well as their limitations. It is possible to compare the results obtained with other studies in this area. References to the work of other authors and valid recommendations are allowed.


This section can be written in the form of a general conclusion or contain specific numbered conclusions.


In this section, it is necessary to indicate any financial relationship that can lead to a conflict of interest in connection with the material presented in the manuscript. If there is no conflict of interest, then it should be written “The authors declare no conflict of interest.” This section also indicates, if applicable, the commercial interest of individuals and / or legal entities in the results of the work, and if there are descriptions of objects of patent or any other type of rights (except for copyright) in the manuscript.


The data are provided in a concise form with a reference to the full name of the foundation / grant, indicating the assigned number.


This section is optional, but desirable if applicable. All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship must be listed in the Acknowledgements section.


The list of references should be include from 15 sources for original articles, from 50 – for reviews. Refer primarily to the original sources from scientific journals included in the global citation indices. References to manuscripts accepted for publication, but not yet published, normative legal documents, statistical materials are not included in the list of references, but are referred to in the text of the article or drawn up as a footnote. The numbering of sources in the list should correspond to the order of references to them in the text. Source numbers are indicated in square brackets. References to other publications must be carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency. A sample list of references is available in journal template.


Figures should be placed in the text of the article immediately after the reference to them (raster image formats – TIFF, JPG, PNG with a resolution of 300 dpi). Figures must be accompanied by captions. Figures can be presented black and white or colored. If photographs of people are used, then these people must not be recognizable or such photos must be accompanied by a written permission for their publication. The editorial board reserves the right to refuse to publish non-standard quality figures. Figures should be numbered sequentially in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Illustrations must be brought to a single style of graphic performance. Formulae in the text of the article are typed only in the Microsoft Word Equation or MathType formula editor.


Tables should be placed in the text of the article immediately after the reference to them. Tables should have a title and clearly labeled headings and numbered sequentially in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. All clarifications should be placed in footnotes (not in the title of the table).


Units of measurement are in SI system and Celsius scale. Abbreviations of individual words, terms, except for the generally accepted ones, are not allowed. All introduced abbreviations are deciphered in full at the first mention in the text of the article, followed by the abbreviation in brackets. You should not use abbreviations in the title of the article and in the abstract.