Katya is a fourth-year Russian and Eastern European Studies and Foreign Affairs Major from Pittsburgh, PA. When she’s not studying depressing trends in international politics, she enjoys playing tennis, trading memes, and trying new recipes in her Instant Pot. This is her fifth and final time chairing a MUN committee, and she is so excited to put on an engaging simulation of Russia’s important role in the future. Пошли!
Anna von Spakovsky is a fourth year from Vienna, Virginia majoring in Global Security and Justice, with a minor in history. She enjoys hiking, podcasting, dancing in the University Salsa Club, and acting out dramatic crisis updates. Last year, she co-chaired the committee of the Soviet Literary Underground, and is excited to see how Russia has changed from 1953 to 2025, from the space race of one era to another.