Ruty Korotaev is a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information, specializing in Russian state-funded media and its effects on Russian-speaking diasporic communities. Her research aims to contribute to the growing body of literature surrounding Russian disinformation and the Kremlin’s efforts to engage with the Russian-speaking diaspora through information warfare. Her work has been used to support and advise the Canadian government and various other G7 partners.
Ruty KorotaevSupervisor: Kenzie Burchell , Program: Media, Technology, and Communications concentration
Russian disinformation, Kremlin-funded state media, diasporic media, post-Soviet diaspora, information warfare, antisemitic conspiracy theories
Master of Arts in European and Russian Affairs, University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Bachelor of Journalism, Toronto Metropolitan University (Formerly Ryerson University)
University of Toronto’s Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies (2020-)