Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Modern History of Russia


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Saint Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg State University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



22199659, 23097973





How to publish in this journal


The interdisciplinary scientific journal “Modern History of Russia” is dedicated to the problems of the Russian history of the 20th – 21st centuries. It embodies a multifactorial and interdisciplinary approach to Russian history and the published materials reflect the diversity of research methods. The journal brings together historians, political scientists, economists, sociologists, psychologists and all those who study Russian history and try to overcome one-sidedness in assessing the Russian historical process. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.142
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.142
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.124
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.307
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.161
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.123
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20150
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20175
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20194
Self Cites202012
Self Cites20219
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20168
Total Cites20179
Total Cites201823
Total Cites201922
Total Cites202059
Total Cites202131
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20150
External Cites per document20160.100
External Cites per document20170.040
External Cites per document20180.081
External Cites per document20190.102
External Cites per document20200.246
External Cites per document20210.112
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.160
Cites per document20170.089
Cites per document20180.142
Cites per document20190.124
Cites per document20200.307
Cites per document20210.158
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201650
Citable documents2017101
Citable documents2018161
Citable documents2019177
Citable documents2020191
Citable documents2021196
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20150
Uncited documents201643
Uncited documents201792
Uncited documents2018140
Uncited documents2019162
Uncited documents2020155
Uncited documents2021172
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20167
Cited documents20179
Cited documents201822
Cited documents201916
Cited documents202037
Cited documents202124
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