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KSIA is an academic archaeological journal covering the whole of Russia. Its objective is to introduce into the academic literature the latest results of professional research and shape up-to-date concepts relating to problems of archaeology.
The task of the journal is to publish the most important achievements of recent field archaeology and to examine a broad range of problems relating to pre-historic, Classical and Medieval archaeology (both in Russia and abroad) and using scientific methods in archaeology. The Editorial Board of the journal KSIA is constantly working to raise the academic level of the published materials, so as to provide readers with new relevant information concerning the achievements of archaeology in our country against a broad background of modern developments in the domain of historical research.
When KSIA issues of are compiled, each one is focused on a particular theme and often based on materials from a recent conference organized by and held in the Institute of Archaeology Russian Academy of Sciences.