Anastasia Barannikova is a research fellow at ADM Nevelskoy Maritime State University (Vladivostok). Her research interests include (but not limited by) regional (Northeast Asia) security and nuclear non-proliferation; Korean Peninsula, DPRK foreign and domestic policies, DPRK nuclear and missile program, nuclear posture. Barannikova is the author of more than 100 publications in scientific journals, newspapers and blogs, including articles in Russian, English, Chinese, Korean, Mongolian and Japanese languages. She is also a speaker /presenter / security expert at the number of international conferences held in China, DPRK, Japan, Mongolia, ROK, and Russia.
Before coming to MSU(N) in 2010 she worked at different universities of Vladivostok, Russia, in the sphere of foreign affairs and international education programs.
Barannikova has background in Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, International Relations from the Far Eastern Federal University (1999-2004), National, Information, Military Security from the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (2004-2006), and History & Political Sciences from ADM Nevelskoy Maritime State University (2010-2013) and numerous workshops and trainings (including “Elements of atomic and nuclear physics”, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI; International School on Global Security-2016, PIR Center and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, etc.). She holds Ph.D in History from ADM Nevelskoy Maritime State University.