Papers are considered on the understanding that they have not been submitted or published elsewhere and that all authors of a multi-authored paper agree to its submission. Manuscripts are accepted in English or Russian. Title, author(s)’s names, address, abstract, figures and tables captions, and descriptions of new taxa are published in both Russian and English. For foreign authors, Russian translations can be provided by the Editors (if necessary).

All papers will be peer-reviewed. Upon acceptance, copyright becomes the property of the Journal.

Please carefully follow the format outlined below. A current issue of Ruthenica, Russian Malacological Journal can be used as a guide, but please note that there are format changes from time to time.