YPN Current Affiliation: 
World Bank Group
YPN Biography: 

Aaron Korenewsky is a consultant at the World Bank Group. Prior to that, he interned with the U.S.-Russia Business Council and worked as a legal assistant at Goldstein & Associates, a D.C. law firm specializing in oil and natural gas pipeline regulation.

Aaron graduated with a B.A. in political science and Russian and Eastern European Studies from Tufts University. He also received two master's degrees with distinction from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary–the first in nationalism studies and the second in public policy. His most recent master’s thesis analyzed the Kremlin’s justification for the Russian military intervention in Syria from 2015-2016.

Aaron is primarily interested in media, popular culture, and nationalism in post-Soviet Russia and Belarus, with a particular emphasis on the cult of the Great Patriotic War. 


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