The scientific and documentary journal «Echo of Centuries» was established in 1995 (Certificate no. 0685 dated February 1, 1999, issued by Ministry of Information and Press of the Republic of Tatarstan). The founder of it is State Archives Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The journal is available in print copy, distributed by subscriptions, and its electronic version registered in STC «Informregistr» (Certificate no. 0420700048, issued on November 9, 2006). As from 2012 it has been included into Russian Science Citation Index system (RSCI), as of 2016 – into peer-reviewed scientific publications list of Supreme Attestation Committee (SAC) of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
The journal’s periodicity is four issues or two double issues per year. The page count is 20 printed sides. The remit of the journal is publishing of the introduced for scientific use archival documents and foreign archives on the history of people of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan, as well as scientific articles on the field of study – «07.00.00. Historical sciences and archeology».
The basic requirement to the published material is its compliance with the high scientific criteria (relevance, scientific breakthrough, etc). Reprint of the articles published in other periodicals is prohibited.