Veronika Bedenko

Senior Analyst

Veronika Bedenko is a Senior Analyst for Open Nuclear Network (ONN), a programme of One Earth Future, where she focuses on developments on the Korean Peninsula, North East Asia and in NATO-Russian relations. Veronika is an expert in the use of open source information to understand military capabilities and support nuclear risk reduction.

Prior to joining ONN, Veronika was a research assistant at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), a graduate research assistant for the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and a graduate research fellow at the Nonproliferation Education and Research Center of the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST NEREC). 

Veronika holds a bachelor’s degree from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow), specializing in international scientific and technical cooperation. She is also a graduate of a dual Master’s degree program of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), majoring in global security, nuclear policy and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Veronika speaks Russian and English. 

Veronika Bedenko