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1. Authorship is based on the following criteria:
1) The author made a substantial contribution to the research activity and development of the concept, collected the data, and provided an analysis and interpretation of the data.
2) The author carried out the writing of the text of draft articles and edited it attentively and substantially.
3) The author approved the final version of the article prior to its submission.
4) The author bears responsibility for the integrity of all parts of the manuscript.
2. The authors shall guarantee that the submitted manuscript is an original work.
3. Scholarly reviews for any particular problem must be objective, present material in a wide range and at the same time take into account the views of the author of the review.
4. The authorship of scholarly publications must reflect accurately the contribution of individuals to the research activity, with indication of information about the authors.
5. The authors may not mislead the readers by publishing acknowledgements of gratitude to people who had not actually been involved in writing the work. All other persons who made contribution to the work, but, at the same time, are not the authors, may be listed in the rubric of “Acknowledgements,” with indications of the type and extent of their activities.
6. The authors must provide a description of their contribution to the publication.
7. The order of authorship must be a joint resolution of the co-authors. The authors must be ready to explain the order of their enumeration of and listing of the authors.
8. The authors shall be entirely responsible for the correct definition of authorship acting in accordance with the rules adopted in their institution.
9. Investigators must ensure that only those persons who meet the criteria for authorship (i.e., who made a significant contribution to the work), shall be considered to be the authors, and the researchers who do not merit authorship will be excluded from the list of authors.