Nina Spencer


Dr Nina Spencer,[1] (19 October,[2] Soviet Union[3]), also known as Nina Kouprianova,[4] is a Russian-Canadian[5] independent analyst of geopolitics and culture,[6] translator and graphic-designer.[4] Nina has used the pen name Nina Byzantina. Nina "grew up a subway ride away from the Kremlin".[7] She earned her PhD in history at the University of Toronto.[8] She has translated some of Alexander Dugin's writings (although she's not sure if her translations were used)[9] and appeared on Russia Today.[1] In 2009, Nina was a contributor to "Taki's Magazine".[7] An article in "The Washington Post" posted on the 22nd November 2016 says Nina was separated from Richard Spencer, whose daughter she bore,[10] but Richard said on the 28th of March 2017 that he is married.[11] Nina also stated on 17 June 2017 that she is Richard's wife.[12] On 24 June 2017, she tweeted: "Richard and I indeed were separated for a time last fall, but we are married and back together again."[13] Nina has written articles that are supportive of Vladimir Putin.[14] Her parents were Russian émigrés and she is one quarter Georgian.[1][4] There has been online speculation about whether Nina is Tatar or not; Richard has said she is not Tatar.[1] She adheres to a lot of what are perceived as rightist ideas, while at the same time valuing "a lot of positive things that are part of Soviet history" as a Soviet-born Person.[3] Her favorite places to take pictures are Russia, Europe and Japan.[4]


Patriots Day Rally

[Nina tweeted the tweet below after the Patriots Day Rally in Berkeley, California on 15 April 2017. The man in the blue shirt on the right is Nathan Damigo.]

Khabib Nurmagomedov

[Following UFC 229, Nina tweeted:]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Josh Harkinson (27 October 2016). "MEET THE WHITE NATIONALIST TRYING TO RIDE THE TRUMP TRAIN TO LASTING POWER". Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  2. Nina Kouprianova (3 March 2017). @NinaByzantina. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Nina Kouprianova - Challenging the status quo". 2:18. YouTube. Katehon Think Tank. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "NINA IS A....WHY AM I TALKING IN THIRD PERSON?" Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  5. Graeme Wood (June 2017). "His Kampf". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  6. "Nina Kouprianova - Challenging the status quo". 3:26. YouTube. Katehon Think Tank. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Nina Kouprianova". Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  8. Jay Dyer (20 April 2016). "JaysAnalysis: Nina Kouprianova on Espionage & Geopolitical Tensions (Half)". YouTube. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  10. John Woodrow Cox (22 November 2016). "'Let’s party like it’s 1933': Inside the alt-right world of Richard Spencer". Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  11. Tara McCarthy. 28 March 2017. "Richard Spencer: White Identity", 52:10. Accessed 30 March 2017.
  12. Nina Kouprianova (17 June 2017). @NinaByzantina. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  14. Travis Gettys (25 November 2016). "Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer's wife is a Russian propagandist with allegiance to Putin". Retrieved 4 February 2017.