The Historical Reporter is a revival of the famous pre-revolutionary publication, the last issue of which appeared in 1918. The journal has been renewed as an academic and  scientific publication.. The Historical Reporter has become a leading international journal on wide range of historical science questions and sectors of knowledge. The Editorial Board considers serious articles dedicated to a variety of time periods and issues in the historical science. The Historical Journal is focused upon maintaining academic quality, while broadening distribution around the world in both Russian and English languages. 

Authors of the journal are well-known historians, whose names are standards of professional competence and scientific integrity. The editorial policy involves creation of both general and themed issues.