Editorial policy

The editorial policy is based on the general principles of publication ethics developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) - for publishers, reviewers and authors.

The publisher uses a science-based approach and is guided by the principles objectivity, professionalism and impartibility.

The Publushing house "Yur-VAK" 

  • aims to develop active and effective communication within Russian professional scientific community, to create a platform for open discussion  and free expression of opinion raising the quality of scientific work;
  • is oriented towards delivering up-to-date top-quality information to the scientific community;
  • strives to strengthen international cooperation, promotion of the Russian science and to facilitate the dissemination of the Russian scientific research results  in the international professional community;
  • ensures geographical diversity of the experts as well as the authors.

Principles of editorial policy

The papers submitted for consideration:

To be qualified for publication, the manuscript`s percentage of novelty should be at least 80%.

The publisher is responsible for preparing the article for publication, checking it against plagiarism and ensuring fair review; the publisher is not responsible for the reliability of data and the validity of bibliographic citations provided by the authors. 

Manuscripts which are contrary to norms of the constitutional law cannot be published. 

Decision to accept or to reject the papers is taken by the editorial board in accordance with the peer review regulations.

The editorial board retains the right to make changes, cut or reject those manuscripts which do not conform to the journal scope and style while simultaneously maintaining ethical standards.

Manuscripts that were rejected because of non-compliance with the style guidelines are not peer reviewed.

Publication ethics

In the decision-making regarding publication of the submitted papers the Publishing home "Yur-VAK" is guided by the recommendations of the  Committee on Publication Ethics(COPE) - for publishers, reviewers and authors.

Conflict of interests / Financing

All financial sources as well as all  any grant should be listed in the reference on the front page.

The authors are asked to disclose (in a covering letter or on the front page) that the article doesn't contain any secret information and there is not  any conflict of interests related to the submitted paper.

Authors` rights and responsibilities

The authors have the right to full and scrupulous consideration of their manuscripts.

If the author does not agree with the results of the review, he/she has the right to single additional review.

The author guarantees that the manuscript is original and does not contain plagiarism or inappropriate textual borrowing.

The authors are solely responsible for the selection and the validity of any information provided in the articles, citations, anaytical data and conclusions, etc.

The authors must notify about any errors that they may find in the manuscript after the publication.

Editors` rights and responsibilities

The journal uses mandatory double-open review for any submitted papers. The period review is up to 18 days.

The editors must notify the authors about possible conflict of interests.

The editors do not reveal the names of the reviewers to the authors.

The editors guarantee science-based objective approach.

The editors adhere to the principle of confidentiality regarding the submitted manuscripts.

The editors guarantee that the article reviewers are competent professionals capable of being experts in their field.

The editors and editorial board (editorial council) members have no right to use parts or basic conclusions of the submitted articles in their own research or for personal gain. The use of such data is appropriate after the official publication of the article while meeting the reference style requirements.

The opinion of the authors may not coincide with the position of the editorial.

The publication of the submitted papers is carried out according to priority as the thematic issue is completed. The editors reserve the right to determine the priority and time of the publication according to the issues being prepared.

The editors have the right not to enter into correspondence with the authors after the results of the final expertise have been presented to them.

The editors may refuse to publish the papers if the authors` manuscripts do not conform to the editorial guidelines.

Reviewers` rights and responsibilities

The article can be submitted for consideration if it conforms to the publication requirements available on the journal`s website.

The review process involves double-blind peer review (which means that the reviewer does not know the name of the author and the author does not know the names of the reviewers).

All reviewers must adhere to the publication ethics guidelines and act in an objective and unbiased manner.

The reviewers must notify the editors about possible conflict of interests.

The reviewers must maintain confidentiality and guarantee that any information concerning the submitted papers will not be disclosed.

The reviewers must assess the manuscript according to science-based criteria.

The reviewer may decline a review request for no reason.