Dr.juris, Prof., a member of research Council of dissertations defense for Doctoral degree in law. The main research interests are: victimological challenges in Criminal law and criminology; criminal liability: notion, structure, types and foundation; crime against justice. Main research activity: criminal law and criminology. B.V. Sidorov is also the author of more than 86 scientific publications including 6 course books on criminal law, being also supervisor of 15 phd students and delivering lectures of “ Criminal law: advanced course”,special course “ Crime prevention”, “Innovative challenges in criminal legislation improvement in Russian Federation  in the sphere  against corruption, terrorism and organised crime”