About the Journal

Russkij jazyk v nauchnom osveshchenii (Russian Language and Linguistic Theory) is an international open-accessed semi-annual peer-reviewed journal, established in 2001 and published by the Vinogradov Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The journal is focusing on current research in Russian language, providing an academic platform for leading Russian and foreign scholars and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field and to make quality information available to a broader public of readers and internet users. It is fully committed to publishing evidence-based, data-driven original studies of highest quality. The journal publishes works on the theory and history of the Russian language, discussions on controversial issues in Russian linguistics, documental sources and materials on the history of the Russian language, chronicles of current events and reviews of the most interesting domestic and foreign research works. Papers dealing with Russian phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, semantics, etymology, dialectology, corpus linguistics, and gesture language are presented. Articles are published in Russian, English, or German. Editorial quality is assured by a peer-review process conducted by linguists from a variety of theoretical orientations, geographic focuses, and institutional affiliations.

Indexing and Abstracting

  • Russian Scientific Citation Index (RSCI) – a database, accumulating information on papers by Russian scientists, published in native and foreign titles. The RSCI project is under development since 2005 by “Electronic Scientific Library” foundation (elibrary.ru).
  • Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. The Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals, a database providing detailed information on journals and book series that cover literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing.