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Publishing Ethics

Ethical Code for Authors

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  1. The authors are the persons who have made a significant contribution to the statement and solution of the problem considered in the article and share responsibility for the obtained results. The author, who has presented the manuscript to the editor, takes responsibility for coordinating with other authors a selection of periodicals for its publication, the accuracy of the contact information.

  2. The authorship should be limited to those individuals who have made significant contributions to the conception, planning, performance or interpretation of the described research. If a person has participated in the performance of a substantial part of the project, he should be commended, or he should be included in the list of coauthors.

  3. The authors are responsible for the originality and authenticity of the presented material. This material mustn’t have been published previously or have been sent to other periodicals for publishing, and must not contain plagiarism.

  4. An article can be published in different editions, if it is the translation into another language. It is necessary to have the consent of the authors and publishers for republishing, reflecting the original text as precise as possible and accompanied by the obligatory reference to the first edition.

  5. If the authors have used the work and / or text fragments of other authors, they should indicate the appropriate references to the published works.

  6. Editors may reject the article if it violates the intellectual rights of the third parties, the rules of scientific ethics or contains the information with limited access; and notify the authors and the organization that have sent the article.

  7. The authors of the article should, within its limited scope, provide an objective assessment of the problem being solved; this assessment should be based on the analysis of previous publications essential to this work; the authors should show the validity and significance of the results, as well as provide an accurate description of proposed methods to achieve the objectives, and prove the importance of the study.

  8. A series of articles, in which the results of complex research is published, should be organized so that the reader could get a comprehensive view of the structure of the study as a whole, and every aspect, reflected in the corresponding article.

  9. In the presented manuscript the source of financial support of the relevant research can be specified, unless otherwise provided by the current legislation or agreed with the sponsors.

  10. Authors should accommodate valid criticisms about the article made ​​by the editorial board and / or reviewers within the deadlines established by the edition.

  11. The criticism of previous researches containing in the article should not have the personal character.

  12. If the author finds out a significant error or inaccuracy in his work, he has to notify immediately the editorial board and make corrections to the manuscript.

  13. If the analysis of the problem is based on the confidential information (personal communication, reviewing manuscripts, grants, etc.), this information cannot be published without the consent of the persons who are its sources.

  14. Authors have the right to use freely the published material and republish it in any other media, but they must indicate the place of the first publication of the material.

  15. The author may notify the editorial board of conflicts of interest, including administrative, financial and research ones related to his work. Editorial board should take it into account when arranging reviewing and deciding on publication of the appropriate manuscript.

  16. Publication of someone else’s manuscript (or its part) under the author’s name, quote or paraphrase its content without reference to the source of borrowing, as well as other forms of misappropriation of another's research results are considered as plagiarism. Plagiarism in any form contradicts to scientific ethics and is unacceptable.

  17. Persons found guilty of plagiarism, are deprived of the possibility of publication in the periodical. The editorial board of the journal can publicize the recorded cases of plagiarism.

  18. In case of acceptance of an article to publication it is placed in the public domain, the author’s copyright is reserved.