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Vitaly Fedchenko

POSITION AT SIPRI
Senior Researcher

Vitaly Fedchenko

Vitaly Fedchenko

Vitaly Fedchenko is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI European Security Programme, responsible for nuclear security issues and the political, technological and educational dimensions of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation. Previously he was a visiting researcher at SIPRI and worked at the Center for Policy Studies in Russia at the Institute for Applied International Research in Moscow. He is the author or co-author of several publications on international non-proliferation and disarmament assistance, the international nuclear fuel cycle and Russian nuclear exports.

Subject expertise

Nuclear technology; strategic forces technology; nuclear energy, nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear materials and fuel, uranium and plutonium; nuclear warheads, nuclear forensics and verification

Regional expertise

Russia

Phone number
+46 766 286 233
Languages
Russian, English, Swedish
Education

BA and MA in Nuclear Physics, 
Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia

Citizenship
Russia
Affiliations
  • Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Member
  • International Technical Working Group on Nuclear Forensics, Member
SIPRI AND PARTNER PUBLICATIONS
External publications
  • Contribution to Wolfrum, R. (ed), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • Fedchenko, V., ‘Nuclear forensic analysis’, SIPRI Yearbook 2008: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Fedchenko, V., ‘Weapons of mass analysis’, Jane’s Intelligence Review, vol. 19, no. 11 (Nov. 2007)