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The Journal provides direct open access to its content, i.e., all content is freely accessible, free of charge for a user in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative BOAI definition.

The publication of articles in the Journal is free. At that, the Editorial Board should receive a statement signed by all authors of the manuscript on transferring the rights to editorial preparation, publication of the material and distribution of the full text of the published work in any way, including its placement on the website of the Journal and the eLIBRARY web-platform for indexing in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI) (see the Author's statement).

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Boris W. Levin

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Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Leonid M. Bogomolov

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