Manuscripts up to 10 pages in length must be submitted in electronic and paper form (the electronic version is submitted via the site of the journal) in WinWord. The text must be typed in Times New Roman, font size 10, single spaced, with margins of 2 cm, and a paragraph indent of 0.5cm. If using additional fonts, they must be submitted to the editor in the author’s electronic folder. At the beginning of the paper, its universal decimal indicator must be provided, followed by the title of the paper, the author’s initials and family name, a summary in Russian (200 words), and key words. Citations of sources are to be shown in square brackets numerated according to position in the text, along with volume number and page number, e.g. [1. V. 2. P. 34]. The use of underlining and footnotes is not permitted. The list of referenced literature is provided after the text of the paper, after the heading ‘Reference list’, and is numbered according to the order in which citations appear in the paper. Formatting must confirm to generally accepted requirements. At the end of the paper, after the list of cited literature, the following must be provided in English: the title of the paper, the author’s initials and family name, a summary (not less then 760 characters (without spaces) or 880 characters (with spaces), WinWord, "reference" option, and then "statistics" option") and key words. If the author does not hold an academic degree, his/her research supervisor’s review of the paper must be submitted. In addition, the following author information shall be submitted electronically and in paper form: the author’s given names and family name (in full); academic degree; academic rank; position and place of work; and also his/her research supervisor’s given names and family name, position and place of work (for undergraduate and postgraduate students); and contact information (postal address, email, telephone). Paper versions of the paper and author information shall be signed by the author (and, if the author does not hold an academic degree, his/her research supervisor). The submission form must also be completed and signed, authenticated, and sent to the editor (see below). A quality translation of the paper into English must also be provided.