The Nauchnyy dialog is the double-blind peer-reviewed journal. For these contributions the journal uses double-blind peer review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

Criteria for Publication:

complience with the journal's scope, theoretical and methodological consistency, data sufficiency and sources reliability, analytical accuracy.

The Review Process:

After receiving the manuscript the editor verifies its compliance with the general requirements (correspondance to the journal's scope, correctness of formatting, quality of illustration, etc.). Once anonymyzed, the paper is assigned for peer review. Every submitted article is evaluated by at least two members of the journal's advisory board and, if needed, by other reviewers (members of the journal's reviewers committee and external experts) with relevant experience and expertise. The review process should meet the requirements of the Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement. When the required number of reviews is received, the editors consider the experts’ opinions and make an initial decision to accept, reject, or request a revision. The editors’ response with their decision and a list of any changes needed for the article to be accepted for publication is then sent to the author. If the article is not accepted for publication, the editors generally explain the reasons for that. However, the full texts of reviews the editors receive from reviewers are never disclosed to authors. If the manuscript is rejected at any stage of the process, the author is free to submit it to another journal. If the decision is for revision, the author must respond to the comments made by the reviewers and/or Editor, and resubmit. Usually the revised manuscript will be re-evaluated by the original handling editor and/or reviewer. If the manuscript is accepted, it is forwarded to the editor for the final editing of the paper.