Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor decide if the paper fits into the profile of the journal, the requirements for the format and submit it to a specialist, Doctor or Candidate of science whose recognized expert in the subject matter of peer-reviewed materials. The reviewer must have a publication on the subject of the article under review within the last 3 years.
If the review contains recommendations for improving and rewriting the article, the text is sent to the author to take into account the recommendations in the preparation of a new version of the article or to refute them with the arguments. Corrected paper is re-submitted for the review.
In case the reviewer does not recommend the article for publication, the Editorial Board may send the article for correcting it taking into account the comments made, as well as submit it to another reviewer. The text of the negative review is sent to the author.
The final decision on publication of the article is made by the editorial board and recorded in the protocol of the meeting of the editorial board. After making the decision by the editorial board on the admission of an article to publication the author is notified about the time of publication.
The originals of the reviews are stored by the editorial board for five years and are to be submitted at the request of the expert councils of HAC and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.