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Reviews, polemics and notifications should not exceed 20,000 characters.
Authors have no possibility of editing the text in the course of editorial work on the periodical. The Editorial Board should receive the final version of the paper.
The authors of all texts (papers, reviews, polemics and announcements) are obliged to submit a signed statement of the transfer of copyright to the publication and of the independent preparation of the text and its original character.