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Formatting of References

The list of sources in the Russian language is drawn up in accordance with the order of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus of June 25, 2014 No. 159 (as amended by the Order of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus on September 8, 2016 No. 206).

Sources are indicated at the end of the article in alphabetical order, or in the order of appearance.

The list of references in the Latin alphabet (References) is placed after the list of references in Russian.

Each reference to the source of literature should have the following parts arranged in the following order:

  1. the surname and initials of all authors (transliteration);
  2. the title of the article / publication (transliteration);
  3. [translation of the title of the article / publication into English in square brackets];
  4. the name of the Russian-language source (ie the name of the journal / publication) (transliteration) - italicized;
  5. [translation of the source name into English (n/a for references from journals];
  6. the output data:
    a) for articles from journals: year, volume (vol.) (if available), number (no.), page number (pp., p.);
    b) for books: place of publication in English (eg Moscow, St. Petersburg, Minsk), publishing house,- in English or transliteration, year, pages (pp., p.);
    c) for electronic sources: "Available from:", link to the electronic resource, then the date of access in brackets: (Accessed 21.03.2018).
  7. in parentheses another source language is indicated, except English (for example, Russian).

Example: Sergeev Ju. D., Erofeev S. V. Ekspertno-pravovye aspekty nenadlezhashhego okazanija medicinskoj pomoshhi [Forensic-Legal Aspects of Inadequate Medical Care] Medicinskoe pravo. 2014;58(6):3-8. (Russian).