Founded in 1957 by the Ministry of Higher and Special Secondary Education of the USSR and by Kazan State University, the journal encompasses the most significant research in both pure and applied mathematics, which is carried out by scientists at universities of Russia, institutions of higher education, and the Russian Academy of Sciences. The articles of mathematicians from other countries are also published. Some issues have a thematic character, but they are of general interest.
Lobachevskii Journal of Mathematics is English-language online periodical published under the auspices of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Kazan Federal University. The journal covers the mathematical areas of interest of famous Russian mathematician N. I. Lobachevskii; it publishes research articles on geometry and topology, algebra, complex analysis, functional analysis, probability theory and mathematical statistics, optimal control, and theory of algorithms as well as mechanics and applied mathematics.