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"Известия Русского географического общества" (The Russian Geographical Society Herald) is one of the oldest geographical scientific journals in Russia. 

Throughout its history the magazine was published under different names: 

1865 -   «Известия императорского русского географического общества» (The Imperial Russian Geographical Society Herald )

1918 -  «Известия русского географического общества» (The Russian Geographical Society Herald); 

1926 -  «Известия государственного русского географического общества» (The State Russian Geographical Society Herald); 

1930 - «Известия государственного географического общества» (The state geographical society Herald) 

1940 - «Известия Всесоюзного географического общества» (The All-Union Geographical Society Herald) 

1992 - «Известия Русского географического общества» (The Russian Geographical Society Herald). 

The founders of the magazine are: the Russian Geographical Society, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of Limnology, RAS. 

The «Известия Русского географического общества» journal covers actual and controversial, theoretical and applied problems of modern geography and related sciences. Much attention is paid to publication of articles on major economic issues related to the spatial organization of economy and regional development, rational use of natural resources and preservation of natural diversity. The composition of the authors constantly expands: besides geographers, leading scientists and experts from related sciences join the journal. The journal covers issues of methodology and methods of geographical research, raises issues of geographical education. Issues of «Известия Русского географического общества» acquaint readers with the latest achievements in the theory and practice of geography and related sciences. 

Editor in Chief: 

Razumovsky Vladimir Mikhailovich - Head of the Department of regional economy and nature management of Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, Professor, PhD of Geographical Sciences. 

Publishing organization - ОП АИЦ «Наука», RAS, St. Petersburg publishing and bookselling company «Наука».