The editors of the magazine «Counteraction to terrorism: Problems of the XXI century-COUNTER-TERRORISM» in their work are guided by the provisions of Chapter 70 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation «Copyright», adheres to the international ethics standards for scientific publications developed and approved by the Committee on Ethics of Scientific Publications ) and takes into account the valuable experience of authoritative international journals and publishers.
The editorial staff of the journal makes every effort to comply with the ethical standards adopted by the international scientific community and to prevent any violation of these norms in its work and in relations with all participants in the process of scientific publications: authors, reviewers, editors, publishers, distributors and readers.
1.1. Publication of materials in peer-reviewed journals is not only a simple method of scientific communications, but also contributes significantly to the development of the relevant field of scientific knowledge.
1.2. The publisher not only supports scientific communications and invests in this process, but is also responsible for compliance with all current recommendations in the published work.
1.3. The publisher undertakes to strictly supervise scientific materials.
ETHICS OF THE MAIN EDITOR
2. Duties of Editors
2.1. Decision on publication
The editor-in-chief makes every effort to ensure the high quality of the materials published in the journal, their content, and promptly solves the arising problems, thereby ensuring that the materials published in the journal comply with international standards of scientific and publishing ethics.
The editor-in-chief and reviewer should be impartial and objective when reviewing the article.
The editor may confer with other members of the Editorial Board and members of the Editorial Board at the time of the decision to publish.
The editor should evaluate the intellectual content of manuscripts regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, origin, citizenship or political preferences of the Authors.
The Editor and Editorial Board of the journal Counteracting Terrorism: Problems of the 21st Century-COUNTER-TERRORISM is obligated, without the need to not disclose information on the accepted manuscript to all persons, except for Authors, Reviewers, possible Reviewers, other scientific advisors and the Publisher.
2.4. Conflicts of interest
2.4.1 Unpublished data obtained from manuscripts submitted for consideration can not be used in personal research without the written consent of the Author. Information or ideas received during the review and related to possible benefits should be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.
2.5. Supervision of publications
The editor, who provided convincing evidence that the allegations or conclusions presented in the publication are erroneous, must notify the Publisher of this in order to notify promptly of the changes, the removal of the publication, the expression of concern and other relevant statements.
ETHICS OF THE REVIEWER
3. Obligations of Reviewers
3.1. Impact on the decisions of the Editorial Board
Reviewing helps the Editor to make a decision about publishing and, through appropriate interaction with the Authors, can also help the Author improve the quality of his work. The review highlights the issues of the relevance of the article to the subject and the scientific direction of the journal Counteraction to Terrorism. Problems of the XXI century-COUNTER-TERRORISM «, where the reviewer notes the positive aspects and shortcomings of the article, gives recommendations to the author on the correction and addition of the material provided. The reviewer concludes that the article can be published. The publisher shares the view that all scientists who want to contribute to the publication are required to carry out substantial work on the review of the manuscript. The editor-in-chief organizes peer review through members of the editorial board, attracting specialists who have the scientific specialization and scientific publications closest to the subject of the article.
Any selected Reviewer who does not have enough qualifications to review the manuscript or who does not have enough time to do the work quickly must notify the Editor of the journal Countering Terrorism: Problems of the 21st Century- COUNTER- TERRORISM and ask him to exclude him from the process of reviewing the corresponding manuscript.
Any manuscript received for review should be considered a confidential document. This work can not be opened and discussed with any persons not authorized by the Editor.
3.4. Requirements for the manuscript and objectivity
The reviewer must give an objective assessment. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable. Reviewers should clearly and reasonably express their views.
3.5. Recognition of primary sources
Reviewers should identify relevant published works relevant to the topic and not included in the bibliography of the manuscript. For any statement published earlier, the manuscript must have a corresponding bibliographic reference. The reviewer should also draw the Editor’s attention to the discovery of a significant similarity or coincidence between the manuscript in question and any other published work that is in the scientific competence of the Reviewer.
3.6. Conflict of interest
3.6.1. In case of conflict of interests between the parties participating in the review process, due to joint participation in financial, official, scientific or other activities, the author should explain all possible nuances affecting someone’s interests.
3.6.2. Reviewers should not participate in the examination of manuscripts in the event of conflicts of interest due to competitive, joint and other interactions and relationships with any of the Authors, companies or other organizations associated with the submitted work.
ETHICS OF THE AUTHOR
Introducing his article in the journal Countering Terrorism. Problems of the XXI Century-COUNTER-TERRORISM «the authors confirm their authorship of the submitted materials.
Each author must sign a request for publication. Submission of the article means that all the authors mentioned in the manuscript agree with the composition of the author’s team and the content of the article.
4.1. Requirements for manuscripts
4.1.1 Authors of the report on the original research should provide reliable results of the work done as well as an objective discussion of the significance of the study. The data underlying the work must be unmistakably presented. The work should contain enough details and bibliographic references for possible reproduction. False or knowingly erroneous statements are perceived as unethical behavior and are unacceptable.
4.1.2. Reviews and scientific articles should also be accurate and objective, the point of view of the Editorial Board should be clearly marked.
4.2. Originality and Plagiarism
4.2.1 The authors must ensure that the original work is submitted in its entirety and, in the case of using the works or statements of other Authors, should provide relevant bibliographic references or excerpts. The author should avoid self-plagiarism, any form of plagiarism is unacceptable. Previously published articles, as well as articles submitted for consideration in other journals, are not accepted for consideration. The percentage of uniqueness (originality) of the text should not be less than 75%.
4.2.2 Plagiarism can exist in many forms, from representing someone else’s work as an author’s work to copying or paraphrasing the essential parts of other people’s works (without attribution) and before claiming their own rights to the results of other people’s research. Plagiarism in all its forms is unethical and unacceptable.
4.3. Multiplicity, redundancy and simultaneity of publications
4.3.1. In the general case, the Author should not publish a manuscript, for the most part devoted to the same study, in more than one journal as an original publication. The presentation of the same manuscript simultaneously in more than one magazine is perceived as unethical behavior and is unacceptable.
4.3.2. In the general case, the Author should not submit a previously published article to another journal.
4.4. Recognition of primary sources
Authors should refer to publications that are relevant to the performance of the submitted work. Data obtained privately, for example during a conversation, correspondence or in the process of discussion with third parties, should not be used or presented without the explicit written permission of the source. Information obtained from confidential sources, such as assessing manuscripts or granting grants, should not be used without the express written permission of the Author of work relating to confidential sources.
4.5. Authorship of publication
4.5.1 The authors of the publication can be only persons who have made a significant contribution to the formation of the concept of work, the development, implementation or interpretation of the presented study. All those who have made a significant contribution must be identified as Co-authors. In those cases where the study participants made a significant contribution to a particular area in the research project, they should be listed as persons who have made a significant contribution to this study.
4.5.2. The author must make sure that all participants who have made a significant contribution to the study are represented as Co-authors and those who did not participate in the study are not listed as co-authors, that all Co-authors saw and approved the final version of the work and agreed to submit it for publication.
4.5.3. The authors and co-authors of the article bear full responsibility for the materials provided-
for the accuracy of the reproduction of names, quotations, formulas, numbers; for the reliability of the documents to be published. If the author finds errors or inaccuracies in the article, he is obliged to notify the editorial office of this in writing and, together with her, eliminate the errors that have arisen.
4.5.4. The editorial board, when reviewing materials, may reject articles containing calls for the seizure of power, violent change of the constitutional order and the integrity of the state, aimed at inciting national, class, social, religious intolerance or discord.
4.6. Interaction with the editorial staff
Sending the author of the article to the journal is a factor in the author’s recognition of the rules, design, conditions for reviewing, reviewing articles and publishing, including editing without changing the scientific content of the author’s text, translation and other processing. Granting to the journal the right to use personal data at its discretion
the author and his article in order to bring to the public information, reproduce, distribute and post the text of the article and refer to the article in information and other databases.