Russian Journal of General Chemistry

Zhurnal Obshchei Khimii

ISSN PRINT: 1070-3632
ISSN ONLINE: 1608-3350


Russian Journal of General Chemistry (Zhurnal obshchei khimii) is a major journal in the field of scientific chemistry. It is the successor to Russia’s first chemical journal, Zhurnal Russkogo Khimicheskogo Obshchestva (Journal of the Russian Chemical Society) founded in 1869 to cover all aspects of chemistry. Now the journal is focused on the interdisciplinary areas of chemistry (organometallics, organometalloids, organoinorganic complexes, mechanochemistry, nanochemistry, etc.), new achievements and long-term results in the field. The journal publishes reviews, current scientific papers, letters to the editor, and discussion papers. The journal is of interest to researchers at both scientific and research institutes, academic and research staff and students of universities, and specialists in various branches of chemical industry.

Russian Journal of General Chemistry is abstracted and/or indexed in:
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Zhurnal obshchei khimii
Mendeleevskaya liniya 1, St. Petersburg, 199034 Russia
Phone: +7 (812) 328-46-28

Editorial Board


Anatoly I. Rusanov (St. Petersburg State University)


Aleksei B. Nikolskii (St. Petersburg State University, Russia) and Vadim P. Boyarskii (St. Petersburg State University, Russia)

Managing Editor

Ekaterina B. Ionina (Thesa Ltd., St. Petersburg, Russia)


A.V. Agabekov (Minsk, Belarus), V.K. Brel (Moscow, Russia), R.A. Cherkasov (Kazan, Russia), N.V. Chezhina (St. Petersburg, Russia), I.S. Dmitriev (St. Petersburg, Russia), A.V. Garabadzhiu (St. Petersburg, Russia),V.V. Gusarov (St. Petersburg, Russia), A.M. Kalinkin (Apatity, Russia), O.I. Kolodyazhnyi (Kiev, Ukraine), A.I. Konovalov (Kazan, Russia), V.Yu. Kukushkin (St. Petersburg, Russia), S.I. Lopatin (St. Petersburg, Russia), A.A. Malygin (St. Petersburg, Russia), V.I. Minkin (Rostov-on-Don, Russia), B.A. Shainyan (Irkutsk, Russia), V.L. Stolyarova (St. Petersburg, Russia), A.V. Suvorov (St. Petersburg, Russia), N.I. Svintsitskaya (St. Petersburg, Russia), and Yu.S. Tveryanovich (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Editors of the English Translation

Lubov S. Bresler (Thesa Ltd., St. Petersburg, Russia) and Evgeny A. Karpushkin (Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)

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2017, Volume 87 (13 issues)

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