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International Journal of Russian Studies
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
The 3/1 issue of The International Journal of Russian Studies has come out at the address www.ijors.net. We are now calling for articles for the forthcoming issues. The journal is published twice a year on January 25th and July 25th.
The deadline for submissions is June 25, 2014.
The journal's goal is to publish original articles related to the history, culture, literature, linguistics, politics, religions, languages, and peoples of Russia from its earliest history to the present day. All aspects of Russia's relations - cultural, political, military, and economic - with and influence on the areas of the former Soviet Union, such as the states of Central Asia, the Baltic republics, and the Caucasus, fall within the scope of the journal.
Prof. Ayse Dietrich (Editor&Founder) IJORS c/o P.O.Box 7766 Wilmington, DE 19803 U.S.A. e-mail: email@example.com
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