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In the section “Notes” it is supposed to name potential reviewers for the manuscript which will be considered along with reviewers recommended by the editorial board members. The proposed experts must be acknowledged specialists in the research area and they mustn’t have personal interest in publishing the given article.
All the participants who do not meet the criteria of authorship may be listed in the section “Gratitude”. The authors must get the permission to mention those who are listed in the section “Gratitude”. As a rule, this section includes those who have given administrative and technical support in the course of research and writing the article. It is also essential to express gratitude to organizations and foundations for financial support.
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- Covering letter. (Download Cover Letter form)
- File with the text of the article which meets the requirements of the journal.
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- Media files, used in the text of the article, as well as photo and video files placed on the site should meet all the requirements of the journal.